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Военкор Эрни Пайл беседует с экипажем танка Шерман 191-й танкового батальона США. 2МВ. Анцио. Италия. 1944 г.

American Journalist and War Correspondent, Ernie Pyle, who is in the center, converses with the crew of a Sherman tank belonging to 191st Tank Battalion at the Anzio Beachhead in 1944.

Medic and PFC Warren Capers, 18 August 1944 During the Normandy landing, Capers (along with other members of his medical detachment) a dressing station and gave aid for over 330 soldiers on their beachhead—an act which got him a Silver Star recommendation. Whether or not he was awarded said Star is another story.


The TIME Vault: 1955

<strong>Caption from LIFE.</strong> Aerial view of beachhead hospital. It has been shelled, bombed, strafed by Germans.

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Operation Overlord Normandy, Troops of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division are landing at Juno Beach on the outskirts of Bernieres-sur-Mer on D-Day, 6th June 1944. 14,000 Canadian soldiers were put ashore and 340 lost their live in the battles for the beachhead. France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)