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.
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.
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.
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.