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US Army soldiers recovering remains of comrades at Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, June 6, 1944.

American soldiers on Omaha Beach recover the dead after the June 1944 D-Day invasion of France. Click thru to see terrific pics of D-Day!

Walter Ehlers, Medal of Honor winner, died on February 20, 2014 at the age of 94. He was one of only 12 men to receive a medal for his bravery during the Normandy invasion - and he was the last.

Walter Ehlers Infantry Regiment, Infantry Division), Medal of Honor winner, one of just two D-Day recipients who lived. The other seven were awarded posthumously. Walter’s brother was also killed in the fighting. Walter died on February 2014 at the age of

On this day 6th June, 1944 The Battle of Normandy began. D-Day, code named Operation Overlord, commenced with the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France to liberate Western Europe from German occupation. The allied soldiers quickly broke through the Atlantic Wall and pushed inland in the larges amphibious military operation in history. We will always remember them

Today is the anniversary of D-Day. Let us always remember the brave soldiers who stormed the beaches in Normandy to liberate the world from an unthinkable evil. Brave soldiers deserve to be remembered.

post-historic:    German soldiers killed in the Battle of Moscow, December 1941.

German soldiers killed in the Battle of Moscow. at Nuremburg a leading Nazi general was asked when did he think that the fight for the SU was lost. He answered "with the retreat from Moscow in December

Omaha Beach on D-Day - the price paid for freedom. June 1944

Omaha Beach on D-Day - the price paid for freedom.THANK YOU FOR YOUR SACRIFICE salah satu neraka pasukan sekutu dalam PD 2 dmna bnyk prajurit US gugur saat merebut pantai tsb

U.S. Army troops wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

Army troops wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June U. Army troops wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June

Omaha Beach, one of the few pics from D-Day invasion initial wave that remain.

American infantry struggle ashore on Omaha Beach, D-Day June Looks straight out of "Saving Private Ryan"

A US Army nurse works at a field hospital - 1944  Nurses began to land on the Normandy shores only four days after the initial D-Day landings. The first to arrive were the nurses of the 42nd and 45th Field Hospitals and the 91st and 128th Evacuation Hospitals.

A US Army nurse works at a field hospital - 1944 Nurses began to land on the Normandy shores only four days after the initial D-Day landings. The first to arrive were the nurses of the and Field Hospitals and the and Evacuation Hospitals.

American soldier with the inscription "War is Hell" on his helmet, 1965

In this June 1965 file photo, an unidentified U. Army soldier wears a hand lettered "War Is Hell" slogan on his helmet, in Vietnam. (AP Photo/Horst Faas) This shows the soldier is unwilling to fight but has been forced into doing so.

Joseph Robert Beyrle (1923-2004) was a para with the 101st Airborne when he was caught by the Germans during the Normandy landings.Eventually,he managed to escape and wandered in the German countryside until he met Russian troops and persuaded their commanders to allow him to fight on the front line.He fought for a month and was wounded.Marshal Zhukov arranged for Beyrle's trip back to the US. Beyrle is the only American who fought the Germans in both the US and Red Armies.

Prisoner identification photograph of U. Joseph R. Beyrle taken in Stalag XII-A. Beyrle is thought to be the only American soldier to have served with both the U. Army and Soviet Army during World War II, see comment.

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