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World War II: Axis Invasions and the Fall of France

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D-Day in Color, Photographs from the Normandy Invasion

Some of the first American soldiers to attack the German defenses in Higgins Boats (LCVPs) approach Omaha Beach near Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. Plastic covers protect the soldier's weapons against from the water.

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D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion #infographic

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May 1917. A captain of the 1st regiment of zouaves keeps a German wounded at bay during the attack on the Mont Cornillet, Marne, France.

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WWI. ‘Sammy’, the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres which began on 22 April 1915.

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