D-Day Infographic from Utah Beach Museum

77 years ago today the Allies began the liberation of Europe.

Close to 160,000 Allied troops crossed into Normandy on almost 5,000 landing craft and aircraft on D-Day in the largest naval invasion in human history.

The Allies suffered more than 12,000 casualties and 4,414 deaths.

2,500 American soldiers died, the most of any Allied nation.

READ MORE: Timeline and Order of Battle of D-Day at Historyplex.com

Map courtesy the Utah Beach museum.