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Members of a U.S. Navy Beach Battalion dig in and arrange gear for their first night ashore in France on June 9, 1944. (AP Photo) - ( Omaha Beach ? Utah Beach ? )

from Boston.com

Remembering D-Day, 66 years ago

U.S. troops disembark from a landing vehicle on Utah Beach on the coast of Normandy, June 6th, 1944.

Members of the 87th Chemical Mortar Bn du Lt Col. James H. Batte, dans les dunes de Saint-martin-de-Varreville, Utah Beach, get ready to fire high explosive mortar shells at a german pillbox. Photo prise le 10 juin 1944.

from eBaum's World

Little Picture Big History

US Navy men pose with an eagle they rescued in the North Pacific, 1944. Murica!

A Navy Corpsman lifts the head of a wounded Marine to give him a sip of water from his canteen as other soldiers relax during a pause in fighting on Guam Island, in the Marianas, in August 1944 during World War II.