D-Day

 

65-325-3 (USA)

June 5, 1944
DDE speaks with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division just before they board their planes to participate in the first assault of the Normandy invasion

   

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June 7, 1944
DDE observes air activity from the deck of a warship in the English Channel off the French coast

   

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June 8, 1944
U.S. troops set up command posts on Utah Beach

   

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World War II Battle Map - "The Assault"

   

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June 6, 1944
Gliders bring in supplies to U.S. army troops fighting on Utah Beach 

   

71-114 (USA)

June 9, 1944
Germans, former "Herrenvolk", surrender and are rounded up by American soldiers, one of which can be seen at extreme right

   

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July 1, 1944
This Rhino ferry unloads its cargo of Army ambulances on a beach in France, to provide equipment for more front line hospitals

   

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June 23, 1944
Mulberry and Gooseberry projects, vast landing platforms extending 1,000 yards into the channel from Omaha Beach, proved instrumental in the transportation of huge quantities of material from landing craft

   

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June 6, 1944
A paratrooper loads for take off in England in preparation to leave for invasion

   

71-243 (U.S. Coast Guard)

Panoramic view of supplies being brought ashore for invaders

   

71-244 (U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard landing barges hitting the French coast with the first wave of the invasion. American soldiers wade ashore under heavy machine gun fire from Nazi beach nests.

   

71-247 (U.S. Coast Guard)

June 1944
Member of the U.S. Coast Guard participate in the D-Day invasion of the French coast

   

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June 9, 1944
Taking a "breather" after gaining comparative safety offered by a concrete wall, American troops of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move over the crest of a hill to the interior of Northern France

   

75-52-3 (USA)

June 6, 1944
German prisoners rest in a barb-wired enclosure on Utah Beach after being interrogated by American soldiers

   

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June 10, 1944
Allied troops surround a farm house as they prepare to eliminate a German sniper holding up an advance on Omaha beachhead near Vierville-sur-Mer, France.

   

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August 8, 1944
French civilians place crosses at the graves of American soldiers in a cemetery on Omaha Beach, France

   

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June 5, 1944
DDE speaks with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division just before they board their planes to participate in the first assault of the Normandy invasion