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HMS FURY high and dry on the beach at Arromanches, after the storm that damaged the Mulberry harbour, D-Day landings

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion Army Air Corps photographers documented D-Day beach traffic as photographed from a Ninth Air Force bomber on June 6 1944. Note vehicle lanes leading away from the landing areas and landing craft left aground by the tide.

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D-Day Landings Scenes in 1944 and now (Interactive)

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'Mission Albany' Taking off just after midnight 6th June 1944 over 2000 airborne troops would spearhead the D-Day landings by dropping behind enemy lines 5hrs before the first troops got their boots wet on the Normandy beaches.

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Germans In Normandy Invasion | Normandy Invasion -- D-Day Landings on Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 ...

D-day landings scenes in 1944 and now – interactive

On June 6, 1944 Allied forces invaded Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the invasion of German-occupied western Europe and contributed to an Allied victory in the war. Above: British soldiers land in Normandy.

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D-Day in Color, Photographs from the Normandy Invasion

D-Day in Color, Photographs from the Normandy Invasion U.S. troops on the Esplanade at Weymouth, Dorset, on their way to ships bound for Omaha Beach for the D-Day landings in Normandy in June of 1944. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

D-Day Landing 1944 by Robert Capa Most of them would die before making it to the beach

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D Day landing on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France. June 1944. I just can't imagine what was going through the minds of these men...

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