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Shortly after the fighting at La Fière concluded, these American soldiers paused for a photographer with the heavily damaged manor house in the background. The bitter fighting at La Fière was a harbinger of combat to come in Normandy.

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Where to Visit in Normany to Discover the History of D-Day | Made From History
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93-year old D-Day veteran Robert Blatnik returns to Omaha Beach in Normandy

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'Full Victory — Nothing Else': Iconic D-Day Images for Its 70th Anniversary

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A woman looks out at ruined ships used in the D-Day storming of Normandy. Photograph by David Seymour, 1947.

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French Town Is a Living D-Day Memorial

The French town of Sainte-Mere-Englise Is a Living D-Day Memorial. It was the first village in Normandy to be liberated by the Americans. An effigy of Private John M Steele who landed on the church tower.on D-Day, 6th June 1944. He was made famous in the film, The Longest Day

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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.

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D-Day Beaches in Normandy: A WWII Historical Tour

I am all for for historical trips and tours, so imagine my excitement when we visited the D-Day Beaches in Normandy, France! #travel #beach

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On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed along a heavily fortified, 50-mile stretch of French coastline in the historic operation known as D-Day. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded on the beaches of Normandy, but by day’s end, the Allies had gained a foothold to begin liberating Europe. Here you have some of the best infographics on the Normandy landings through the courtesy of their graphic designers. Each infographic has a link to the source opriginal. This…

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