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Landing craft that the Germans believed were waiting in the south east of England for the second invasion of Europe, to come weeks after the Normandy landings. In fact they were dummies.

Remains of a Higgins Boat on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France (taken March 1, 2014)

Army nurses at work in the postoperative ward, U.S. Army 10th Field Hospital, Grandvillers, France, 1944.

Erwin Rommel inspecting western German defenses. (1944) // I have a couple of questions to ask about this photo: #1 - Why is there only one guy saluting in the whole line-up? #2 - And why is he saluting AMERICAN style?

Work horse of the unloading of an Army Sea Bee. These Rhinos (Ferries) bring huge loads ashore from the big ships lying off the shore on June 19, 1944. (AP Photo)

Family leaving the ruins of their home in Carentan, 1944.

The Bunkers of Normandy

Four soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division, United States in the trenches in the landing area 'Utah'. The soldier on the right is an ethnic Indian Comanche and speaks intercom SCR-536 Handy-talkie in his own language

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. -- DoSomething

World War 2 Pill Boxes | World War II German pill box bunker well hidden

Horsa gliders Normandy 1944

Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the operation that launched the invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II by Allied forces. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day). A 12,000-plane airborne assault preceded an amphibious assault involving almost 7,000 vessels.

American howitzers shell German forces retreating near Carentan, France. July 11, 1944. Franklin. (Army)

D day infographic

D day in color - Google Search

Omaha Beach, June 1944

D-Day | Ranville | Landing Zone "N" - Zone d'atterrissage "N"

German Bunker at Utah Beach

Omaha Beach, 12 june 1944

World War II. Invasion of Normandy (France). From left to right: Miles Dempsey (1896-1969), Bernard Montgomery (1887-1976) and Omar Nelson Bradley (1893-1981). In June 1944.

Inspection Normandy beachhead, 12 june 1944

Landing on Omaha Beach, D-DAY (© WWII Archives)

Pointe du Hoc, 1963, in connection with the shooting of the epic movie "The Longest Day".

salute / Aerial view of harbor created to supply the invasion of Normandy, June 1944. Photograph courtesy U.S. War Department

U.S. Troops Ready for D-Day Invasion of Normandy are Reviewed before Shipping Out, During WWII, by Bob Landry #WWII #War