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

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

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Paratrooper behind enemy lines before Normandy Invasion. As it became increasingly clear to the paras that the “main force” would never arrive, Sgt-Maj. Henry P Rowswell of the 5th Airborne (an avid amateur photographer who brought his Leica along, against regulations) snapped this photo of his apprehensive CO.

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A picture of Allied soldiers landing in Normandy on D-Day 6 June 1944. It was the biggest seaborne invasion ever.

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

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

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

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together - Where Canadian troops once patrolled in 1944 after German forces were dislodged from Caen, shoppers now walk along the rebuilt Rue Saint-Pierre in Caen, which was destroyed following the D-Day landings.

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

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together - Beach goers walk past a captured German bunker overlooking Omaha Beach near Saint Laurent sur Mer.

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