Operation Overload map showing routes of US and UK troops via BBC. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-27737340

Veterans mark D-Day 70th anniversary

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D Day 1944 Robert Capa (this is NOT a Capa photo: was taken on Omaha Beach by Walter Rosenblum )

D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion 70 years ago.

D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion 70 years ago. (Now 71 years)

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

D-Day Landing Pictures Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

The soldier and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square

This picture of the older man and woman is reputed to be the actual sailor and the nurse from the famous "kiss" picture in Times Square celebrating the end of WWII. She reportedly slapped him after he stole that famous kiss from her.

D-Day this just brwaks my heart. Those kids hiding behind a pole. Noplace to hide

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Farmer Raymond Bertot, who was 19 when allied troops came ashore in 1944, stands where US Army troops once made battle plans on his property near the former D-Day landing zone of Utah Beach in Les Dunes de Varreville.

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

Farmer Raymond Bertot, who was 19 when allied troops came ashore in 1944 stands where US Army troops once made battle plans on his property near the former D-Day landing zone of Utah Beach in Les Dunes de Varreville.

Find out more about the history of D-Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

D-Day: On June the Allies invade Western Europe in the largest amphibious attack in history.

Photos Of D-Day Locations In Normandy Then And Now

June marked a turning point in World War II as Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, forcing the end of the German occupation of France.

D-Day then now. June 5th1944: Boats full of US troops wait to leave Weymouth to take part in Operation Overlord.

June Boats full of US troops wait to leave Weymouth to take part in Operation Overlord. This location was used as a launching place for Allied troops participating in the invasion of Nazi-occupied France on D-day.

Phyllis Latour Doyle, a 93-year-old former British spy who was parachuted behind enemy lines in occupied Normandy

Wartime spy finally accepts she is a French heroine

At age British secret agent Phyllis Latour Doyle parachuted into occupied Normandy in May 1944 to gather intelligence on Nazi positions in preparation for D-Day. As an agent for the British.

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“ “I drew an assault boat to cross in-just my luck. We all tried to crawl under each other because the lead was flying around like hail.” Crossing the Rhine under enemy fire at Saint Goar, March.

National D-Day Memorial set to mark 70th anniversary of WWII Normandy landings - "Scaling the Wall" a tribute to 2nd Ranger Battallion's assault on Pointe-du-Hoc, during D-Day invasion, at National D-Day Memorial, Bedfore, Va. Veterans - Stripes

National D-Day Memorial to mark anniversary of WWII Normandy landings - "Scaling the Wall" a tribute to Ranger Battalion's assault on Pointe-du-Hoc, during D-Day invasion, at National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Va.

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