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Stories from WWII: A D-Day diary (1944

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D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Medics attend to wounded soldiers on Utah Beach in France during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. #WWII #War #Normandy

#DDAY The Normandy Invasion. Gliders fly supplies to Soldiers fighting on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

D-Day, Allied Soldiers after the Normandy Invasion, 1944.

American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, 1944.

The second day of the Normandy Invasion when more equipment had arrived. Robert Capa

GIs tramp in review across an English field, 1944, as the long-planned Operation Overlord — the D-Day invasion of France — draws near. With 160,000 Allied troops taking part, the cross-Channel attack was the single greatest air-land-and-sea invasion in military history.


Troops Ready for D-Day Invasion of Normandy are Reviewed before Shipping Out, During WWII

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

A U.S. Army soldier cleans his M1903 bolt-action rifle in a camp in England shortly before the Normandy invasion. Although the U.S. Army had adopted the semiautomatic M1 Garand rifle in 1937, a large number of M1903s were still being issued in 1944. Martin K. A. Morgan, author of The Americans on D-Day: A Photographic History of the Normandy Invasion, due out in a few weeks, explains why M1903s were still in use on D-Day.