Operation Overlord, (also known as D-Day), began on June 6, 1944, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region.  The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning.

Operation Overlord, (also known as D-Day), began on June 6, 1944, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region. The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning.

Normandy 1944. Then and Now (204 pics)

Normandy 1944. Then and Now (204 pics)

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D-Day photos from 1944 and photos of vacationers at the exact same locations today [28 pics]

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U. S. Army Paratrooper, 101st A/B, on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, D-Day anniversary commemoration; the aircraft are the Lancaster and 2 Spitfires of the RAF Memorial Flight.

U. S. Army Paratrooper, 101st A/B, on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, D-Day anniversary commemoration; the aircraft are the Lancaster and 2 Spitfires of the RAF Memorial Flight.

As D-Day begins and the Allies attack from the beaches and the sky, they escape from the prison, fighting the Gestapo in the middle of the biggest invasion in world history. Description from filmovizija.studio. I searched for this on bing.com/images

As D-Day begins and the Allies attack from the beaches and the sky, they escape from the prison, fighting the Gestapo in the middle of the biggest invasion in world history. Description from filmovizija.studio. I searched for this on bing.com/images

US LST 532 Unloads Jeep On Omaha Beach D-Day Normandy 1944

US LST 532 Unloads Jeep On Omaha Beach D-Day Normandy 1944

'Into the Jaws of Death...' - U.S. Soldiers Landing at Normandy on D Day

'Into the Jaws of Death...' - U.S. Soldiers Landing at Normandy on D Day

Ste. Marie du Mont, Normandy, France.  Easy Company and the 101st Airborne captured and occupied on D-Day.

Ste. Marie du Mont, Normandy, France. Easy Company and the 101st Airborne captured and occupied on D-Day.

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