D-Day Allied Troops, Ships and Aircraft

 

Land Forces, by Divisions
  Infantry Armoured Airborne Total
United States 13 5 2 20
British 8 4 2 14
Canadian 2 1 - 3
French - 1 - 1
Polish - 1 - 1
Total 23 12 4 39

 

Air Forces, by Command
    Total Operational Effective
8th Air Force Heavy Bombers 2,578 2,243 1,947
Fighters 1,144 961 961
9th Air Force Medium Bombers 624 513 467
Light Bombers 228 165 156
Fighters 1,487 1,132 1,123
Bomber Command Heavy Bombers 1,380 1,212 1,183
Light Bombers 134 98 97
2nd TAF Medium Bombers 88 67 67
Light Bombers 160 146 146
Fighters 1,006 856 831
ADGB Fighters 1,074 875 796
Total U.S.A.A.F. 6,061 5,014 4,654
Total R.A.F. 3,840 3,254 3,120
TOTAL 9,901 8,268 7,774

 

Air Forces, by Type
    Total Operational Effective
Heavy Bombers U.S.A.A.F. 2,578 2,243 1,947
R.A.F. 1,380 1,212 1,183
Total 3,958 3,455 3,130
Medium Bombers U.S.A.A.F. 624 513 467
R.A.F. 88 67 67
Total 712 580 534
Light Bombers U.S.A.A.F. 228 165 156
R.A.F. 294 244 243
Total 522 409 399
Fighters U.S.A.A.F. 2,631 2,093 2,084
R.A.F. 2,078 1,731 1,627
Total 4,709 3,824 3,711
TOTAL 9,901 8,268 7,774

 

Naval Forces, Warships
  Total
Battleships 7
Monitors 2
Cruisers 23
Destroyers 93
Escorts 142
Gunboats 2
Sloops 15
Total 284

 

Naval Forces, Landing Craft and Ships
  Total
LST & LST(2) 233
LST(1) 3
LCT(A) 48
LCT(R) 36
LCT(64 flotillas) 768
LCT(CB) 5
LCT(HE) 16
XAP 3
APA 7
LSI(L) 18
LSI(M) 3
LSI(H) 18
LSI(S) 6
LSH(L) 5
LSH(S) 9
LSD 3
LCI(L) 208
LCI(S) 39
LCH 18
LCF 29
LCA 486
LCC 9
LCG(L) 25
LCE 6
LCP(L)smoke 144
LCA(HR) 45
LCS(L)(2) 10
LCS(L)(1) 4
LCS(M) 26
LCS(S) 36
LCVP 839
LCM(1) 128
LCM(3) 358
LBF 15
LBV(2) 228
LBO 100
LBE 60
LBW 20
LBK 10
Total 4,308

 

Naval Forces, Special Type Equipment
  Total
LVTs 470
DD Tanks 514
DUKWs 2,583
Total 3,567

 

Notes:

(1) Land forces include all divisions available for Normandy campaign.

Source: Max Hastings, Overlord.