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Normandy Invasion: Estimated Battle Casualties

The exact number of casualties suffered in the invasion of Normandy will never be known. The casualty figures shown in the bar graph were selected from official histories or provided by advisers as estimates on which general agreement could be expected. They are presented here mainly for purposes of comparison and to give a sense of the scale of the human losses.
Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

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Operation Overlord - Normandy Invasion

Total allied casualties (killed, wounded, missing, or captured) are estimated at approximately 10,000.

These comprised:

United States–6,603, of which 2,499 fatal.
United Kingdom–2,700.
Canada–1,074, of which 359 fatal.

SOURCE (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normandy_landings)