Quiz: The D-Day Invasion Test your knowledge of the invasion of Europe that took place on June 6, 1944. June 8, 2009 Comments SHARE What was the code name for the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944? Operation Torch Operation Mincemeat Operation Overlord Plan Rubber Which of these beaches was not one of the main landing sites of the Allied invasion of Normandy? Sword Beach Trouville Beach Juno Beach Utah Beach The Allied landing forces consisted mostly of soldiers from which three nations? The United States, Britain, and Canada The United States, Britain, and Poland The United States, Canada, and Australia The United States, Britain, and Australia What does the "D" stand for in D-Day? Doom Debarkation Disaster It is a military term that simply stands for "day" Which of these military leaders was not heavily involved in planning the invasion of Europe? George S. Patton Omar Bradley Douglas MacArthur Dwight Eisenhower Where in France did the Allies deceive the German Army into thinking they would attack instead of Normandy? Somme Pas-de-Calais Hérault Landes True or false: The invasion was postponed a day because of bad weather. True False Which of these films does not depict the invasion of Normandy on D-Day? The Longest Day (1962) The Americanization of Emily (1964) The Thin Red Line (1998) Saving Private Ryan (1998) Click here for the answers.