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With barrage balloons against enemy aircraft flying overhead, a long line of LCts is crossing the English Channel, bringing men and material to the beachheads in France, during the Allied invasion of the Normandy, June 13, 1944. (AP Photo/Irvin Bede)

With barrage balloons against enemy aircraft flying overhead, a long line of LCts is crossing the English Channel, bringing men and material to the beachheads in France, during the Allied invasion of Normandy, June (AP Photo/Irvin Bede)

During D-Day, the Allies' Normandy operation, the first man to obtain invasion day photos is cameraman Capt. Dale E. Elkins, shown with his specially constructed camera, England, 1944. (Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images)

First man to obtain invasion day photographs is cameraman Captain Dale E. Bikinis, shown with his specially constructed camera.

American troops pack a landing craft underway to a beachhead at the northern coast of France, during the Allied invasion of Normandy, June 19, 1944.

American troops pack a landing craft underway to a beachhead at the northern coast of France, during the Allied invasion of Normandy, June

American A-20 Havoc bombers attacking railways behind German lines in Domfront Orne France June 1944.

Two twin-engined bombers bomb the rail networks around Domfront to hamper German transportation. Note the presence of "invasion stripes.

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The sight of a low-flying Allied plane sends Nazi soldiers rushing for cover on a beach in France, before D-Day June The aircraft was taking reconnaissance photos of German coastal barriers in preparation for the June invasion.

Royalty Free Picture of D-Day,  Invasion of Nomandy France

V Corps and medics on US Coast Guard LCV near Omaha Beach, the group was assigned to First Army during the D-Day landings 6 June

Commandos of 48 (RM) Commando, 4th Special Service Brigade, making their way inland with their equipment including a motorcycle and handcarts at St Aubin-sur-Mer, JUNO area,

B Commandos of 48 (RM) Commando Special Service Brigade making their way inland with their equipment including a motorcycle and handcarts at St Aubin-sur-Mer Juno area 6 June 1944

Utah beach DDay gliders bringing in supplies

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Gliders fly supplies to Soldiers fighting on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June www.mil/d-day

Major General Sir Percy Hobart, commander of 79th Armoured Division, who was made responsible in March 1943 for the development of specialised armoured vehicles, known as 'funnies', to spearhead the assault phase of the invasion.

Major General Percy Hobart, commanding officer of UK Armored Division, 16 Jun 1942

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