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ROBERT CAPA / D-Day, 1944 / "It never occurred to me until later that in order to take that picture, Capa had to get ahead of that soldier and turn his back on the action."

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D-Day by Stephen Ambrose I'm not a big war buff, but I do enjoy history and some non-fiction work mixed in with all the fantasy/sci-fi/Koontz books that I read. This book, thick as a brick and sometimes dry, was overall very enjoyable from the perspective of all the details that went on behind the scenes before one shot was ever fired on the beaches of Normandy. So many background stories going on in occupied France & elsewhere around the world put me in awe.

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D-Day revisited: how landscapes scarred by war in 1944 look today

bove, the 2nd Battalion U.S. Army Rangers, tasked with capturing the German heavy coastal defence battery at Pointe du Hoc to the west of th...

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D-Day photos from 1944 and photos of vacationers at the exact same locations today [28 pics]

Normandy Then Now 14.Thank you for having respect for the many who suffered and/or died here and not build on it.

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