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  • Michael McMurray

    World War II - Normandy, 1944

  • History By Zim

    American soldiers with French civilians after the Normandy Invasions. “All the civilized world loves France and Paris. Americans share this love with a special intimacy born in the kinship of our revolutions, our ideas and our alliances in two great wars.” — LIFE on the relationship between the U.S. and its longtime European ally.

  • Laura Grable

    Before and After D-Day: Rare Color Photos From England and France, 1944 - LIFE "All the civilized world loves France and Paris. Americans share this love with a special intimacy born in the kinship of our revolutions, our ideas and our alliances in two great wars." — LIFE on the relationship between the U.S. and its longtime European ally.

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