Juno Beach

On Mike Sector: 0735
On Nan Sector: 0745

Lead Allied assault forces
3rd Canadian Division

German defenders
Troops from 716th Infantry Division

The Canadians had to secure the Caen-Bayeux road and the high ground west of Caen, including Carpiquet airfield. They needed to link up with British troops landing on Gold and Sword Beaches to the west and east.