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Jun 6, 1944 General Dwight D. Eisenhower launches Operation Overlord

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US Army Private Alfonton Ortega, from Los Angeles, building wooden crosses to be used as grave markers in what would later become The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in France. x : HistoryPorn Military Cemetery, Pet Cemetery, American Cemetery, Wooden Crosses, History Online, Mystery Of History, Theodore Roosevelt, D Day, France

France after D-Day: Astonishing online archive of pictures shows the horror, devastation and moments of humanity in the aftermath of the liberation by Allied forces

The campaign heralded the beginning of the end of the Second World War, as 160,000 Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of France.

Socialising: On August 1944 a sergeant spends time with two members of the U. Women's Army Corps,the woman in the centre is Lt Col Anna 'Tony' Wilson, the WAC staff director for the Europe. She was 34 and commanded female troops Women's Army Corps, Battle Of Normandy, Colonel, Online Archive, History Images, Ww2 History, Waves, Military Life, Military History

France after D-Day: Astonishing online archive of pictures shows the horror, devastation and moments of humanity in the aftermath of the liberation by Allied forces

The campaign heralded the beginning of the end of the Second World War, as 160,000 Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of France.

Colonel Williams D. Bridges commander of the ESB, kneels before an ornate tomb. The scene takes place in the second temporary cemetery that was established in 1944 on the cliff of Colleville-sur-Mer in eastern Ruquet, according to Enos Colonel, D Day Landings, Colorized Photos, Online Archive, History Photos, World War Two, Image Shows, Picture Show, Ww2

France after D-Day: Astonishing online archive of pictures shows the horror, devastation and moments of humanity in the aftermath of the liberation by Allied forces

The campaign heralded the beginning of the end of the Second World War, as 160,000 Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of France.

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France after D-Day: Astonishing online archive of pictures shows the horror, devastation and moments of humanity in the aftermath of the liberation by Allied forces

The campaign heralded the beginning of the end of the Second World War, as 160,000 Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of France.

On Ouve near a shed in ruins at a place called The small dock, a Dodge WC 51 rolls on a pontoon (pontoon bridge pneumatic here in slight average load supported version, vehicle) Dodge, Saint Sauveur, Online Archive, Us Army, World War Two, Picture Show, Wwii, France, In This Moment

France after D-Day: Astonishing online archive of pictures shows the horror, devastation and moments of humanity in the aftermath of the liberation by Allied forces

The campaign heralded the beginning of the end of the Second World War, as 160,000 Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of France.

US Army CCKW 2 cargo truck with Browning machine gun preparing to be loaded aboard an LST prior to the Normandy invasion, southern England, Jun photo 1 of 2 D Day Normandy, Normandy Beach, Normandy Invasion, D Day Landings, Ww2 Pictures, Color Pictures, History Online, History Education, France

Images of the Week: D-Day in Color

This week I’m highlighting color photographs taken as the Western Allies prepared for the invasion of Normandy (D-Day). The overwhelming majority of D-Day related color still film found in the Nati…

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American reinforcements jump into the ocean as they make their way to the beach on the coast of Normandy on June 23, 1944, during World War II.

US Army medic gives candy to an injured child. France, July This is so precious. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Army Medic, Historia Universal, D Day, Interesting History, World History, Ww2 History, Modern History

An American medical corpsman gives candy to a wounded French child during the D-Day invasion at a beachhead dressing station.

Barrage balloons were used to protect against enemy air attack as more troops landed on beaches. 70th Anniversary, Anniversary Photos, D Day Landings, Lest We Forget, Normandy, Looking Back, World War Ii, Troops, Beaches

Barrage balloons were used to protect against enemy air attack as more troops landed on beaches.

US troops travel the English Channel on a barge en route to Normandy, France for the D-Day Invasion, World War II. An American flag flies behind them. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Battle Of Normandy, D Day Normandy, Normandy Invasion, Normandy France, Normandy Ww2, Gi Joe, World History, World War Ii, D Day Invasion

U.S. troops proudly fly the American flag as they travel the English Channel on a barge en route to Normandy, France for the D-Day invasion.