Talk:Normandy landings

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Chronology convention inconsistency[edit]

In most descriptions of the actual military action (as opposed to planning), dates are given as incremental from the landing day, e.g,. "By dawn on D+1" in the Pointe du Hoc section, and "accomplished by D+3" in the Omaha Beach section. Yet the Gold Beach section alone diverges from this convention with "surrendered on 7 June". Obviously this isn't a huge issue, but I found the inconsistency jarring. Was this just a matter of different editors? Beeeej (talk) 21:05, 4 November 2016 (UTC)

We should give both consistently, with one in brackets. Andy Dingley (talk) 21:11, 4 November 2016 (UTC)

Forces around Caen[edit]

On June 6 the 192nd PanzergrenadierRegiment of the 21st Panzer Division was attached to the 716th Division. For consistency it should be listed with that division, as was done for the 726th Regiment listed with the 252nd Division instead of 716th. — B.Bryant (talk) 05:10, 20 December 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 6 June 2017[edit]

Date needs changing; refers to 72 years ago, but as of today it is 73.

Date June 6, 1944; 72 years ago should be 73 years ago. 217.37.209.65 (talk) 08:52, 6 June 2017 (UTC)

The date is coming up as 73 years ago for me. It is an automatic date - the only input is the date. Absolutelypuremilk (talk) 09:35, 6 June 2017 (UTC)
Not done: "73 years ago" is correct (excluding the end date i.e. today). {{Start date and age}} is used in the infobox so there is no scope for miscalculation. regards, DRAGON BOOSTER 09:50, 6 June 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 7 June 2017[edit]

Change number of German casualty in Intoduction or Aftermath section. Introduction claims 4,000-9,000 while Aftermath claims 1,000, the latter one giving a source, the former none. 2001:67C:10EC:52C7:8000:0:0:693 (talk) 08:58, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

Not done for now: There is a reliable source provided in the infobox placing the number of casualties (which is not the number of deaths) at 4-9k for the Germans. While it might be reasonable to ensure that reference is also located in the Aftermath section, I don't see a need. Izno (talk) 12:35, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

Doesn't lead to Philosophy[edit]

You get stuck in Military-Army-Military Branch- Armed Forces- Military etc 47.20.103.124 (talk) 16:29, 15 July 2017 (UTC)