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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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The Normandy Invasion: The Story in Pictures The build-up of Omaha Beach. Reinforcements of men and equipment moving inland. SC193082

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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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Normandy Invasion -- The D-Day Landings, 6 June 1944 :: LCM evacuates casualties from a Normandy beach. 6 June 1944 #WWII #War

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D-Day Revisited: Lord Ashcroft Retraces His Father’s Footsteps to the Normandy Invasion - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/d-day-revisited-lord-ashcroft-retraces-fathers-footsteps-normandy-invasion.html

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Looking Down On War - THE NORMANDY INVASION: JUNE 1944 review by Mark Barnes - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/reviews/war-normandy-invasion-june-1944-review-mark-barnes.html

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D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. German troops surrender to Soldiers during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day

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D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Medics attend to wounded soldiers on Utah Beach in France during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. #WWII #War #Normandy

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