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British soldiers landing on the coast of Normandy. Operation Overlord - D-Day, 6 June 1944.

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D-Day, June 6, 1944

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By 1944 V-mail was at it's peak use. Even though over a billion V-mails were sent, they were still outnumbered by real letters and postcards. More on link.

ROYAL NAVY DURING SECOND WORLD WAR OPERATION OVERLORD NORMANDY LANDINGS JUNE 1944 (A 23959) HMS HOLMES drops a depth charge on a suspected U-boat during the landing operations on the Normandy coast.

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There Will Be Wars: June 6, 1944 World War II (D-Day Omaha Beach)

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!

Image Detail for - Pointe du Hoc - Débarquement de Normandie - 6 juin 1944 - Jour J- Rudder & his Rangers