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Omaha Beach ~ Normandy ~ France ~ Remains of a Higgins Boat on Omaha Beach. These were made of wood from a factory in New Orleans!

Omaha Beach ~ Normandy ~ France ~ Remains of a Higgins Boat on Omaha Beach. These were made of wood from a factory in New Orleans!

Robert Capa, D-Day, 1944, 2014, normandy landing, normandy landing 1944, D-day 2014, d-day celebrations, Contax II, Capa, vintage photography, vintage pictures, vintage images, débarquement normandie, Jour J, Omaha Beach, Easy Red, normandy beach, WWII, WW2

Robert Capa, D-Day, 1944, 2014, normandy landing, normandy landing 1944, D-day 2014, d-day celebrations, Contax II, Capa, vintage photography, vintage pictures, vintage images, débarquement normandie, Jour J, Omaha Beach, Easy Red, normandy beach, WWII, WW2

France - Normandy - Omaha Beach  my grandfather landed here on D-day..and survived

France - Normandy - Omaha Beach my grandfather landed here on D-day..and survived

Having lived most of my adult life here in Asia, and having been here in Myanmar for the last 7 years - I rarely see and I avoid dealing with occidentals. However, sometimes I travel to other countries, and some times I have to deal with them here. ...

History was made at Normandy’s D-Day beaches. On the morning of June 6, 1944, tens of thousands of Allied soldiers stormed the beaches, code-named Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword. It was the largest amphibious operation in history.  The Normandy landings and subsequent Battle of Normandy eventually helped free Europe from Nazi occupation.    Visitors can retrace the fateful landings at the five D-day beaches, which are still referred to by their invasion code names.

History was made at Normandy’s D-Day beaches. On the morning of June 6, 1944, tens of thousands of Allied soldiers stormed the beaches, code-named Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword. It was the largest amphibious operation in history. The Normandy landings and subsequent Battle of Normandy eventually helped free Europe from Nazi occupation. Visitors can retrace the fateful landings at the five D-day beaches, which are still referred to by their invasion code names.

Beaches of Normandy, France - Visited during the 60th anniversary party, very solemn and patriotic. Once and a lifetime experience!

Beaches of Normandy, France - Visited during the 60th anniversary party, very solemn and patriotic. Once and a lifetime experience!

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