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The Normandy Invasion: The Story in Pictures The build-up of Omaha Beach. Reinforcements of men and equipment moving inland. SC193082

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D-Day in Color, Photographs from the Normandy Invasion

Some of the first American soldiers to attack the German defenses in Higgins Boats (LCVPs) approach Omaha Beach near Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. Plastic covers protect the soldier's weapons against from the water. (Photo by Robert F. Sargent, U.S. Coast Guard/Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

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Aerial photograph of Utah beach during the Normandy Invasion. June 6, 1944. - Imgur

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Normandy Invasion -- The D-Day Landings, 6 June 1944 :: LCM evacuates casualties from a Normandy beach. 6 June 1944 #WWII #War

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Troops Wade Ashore at Omaha Beach Famous Historical Events World War II.

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D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. German troops surrender to Soldiers during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day

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D-Day During World War II the allied forces planned to create a two front-war by continuing the battle on the east. Also to start a new battle on the western front. In June 1944 the United States, United Kingdom, and a few other countries started the attack. Operation Overload also known as D-Day.

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Scene on "Omaha" Beach on the afternoon of "D-Day", 6 June 1944, showing casualties on the beach, a bogged-down "Sherman" tank, several wrecked trucks and German anti-landing obstructions. A LST is beached in the left distance and invasion shipping is off shore.

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British paratrooper behind enemy lines before Normandy Invasion. As it became increasingly clear to the paras that the “main force” would never arrive, Sgt-Maj. Henry P Rowswell of the 5th Airborne (an avid amateur photographer who brought his Leica along, against regulations) snapped this photo of his apprehensive CO. ~Via Ella Durand

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