1944 - D-Day, on June 6, 1944.

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  • D Day 65th Anniversary
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    D Day 65th Anniversary
    06/06/1944
    AP/SIPA
    FILE -In June 6, 1944 file photo, while under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, these American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, during the Allied landing operations at the Normandy, France. (AP Photo)/D_Day_65th_Anniversary_NY109/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PHOTO AP provides access to this publicly distributed HANDOUT photo to be used only to illustrate news reporting or commentary on the facts or events depicted in this...

  • FRANCE D-DAY
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    FRANCE D-DAY
    06/06/1944
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    ** FILE ** A U.S. Coast Guard landing barge, tightly packed with helmeted soldiers, approaches the shore at Normandy, France, during initial Allied landing operations, on June 6, 1944. These barges ride back and forth across the English Channel, bringing wave after wave of reinforcement troops to the Allied beachheads.In Normandy there will be a international ceremony celebrating the 60th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2004. (AP Photo)/FRANCE_D-DAY_FRA506/JUNE 6, 1944 FILER. ** B/W ONLY...

  • D-Day - Just before landing in France
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    D-Day - Just before landing in France
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    Just before landing in France, American assault troops mass behind the protective front section of their landing craft as it approaches the beach head, Omaha Beach. The smoke visible in the background attests to the massive naval artillery assault, supporting the landing. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day...

  • D-Day - US troops waiting for the moment of attack
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    D-Day - US troops waiting for the moment of attack
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A tension-filled photograph depicting American troops and medical personnel awaiting the moment of attack during the Normandy landings. The horror of the beaches would only be moments away. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval...

  • D-Day - US Assault troops en route for French Invasion
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    D-Day - US Assault troops en route for French Invasion
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A dramatic photograph of the tightly massed ranks of US assault troops in a landing craft crossing the English channel en route for the Normandy landings. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - Coastguard landing barges under heavy fire
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    D-Day - Coastguard landing barges under heavy fire
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    Coastguard landing barges under heavy fire from Nazi defended machine gun posts on the mainland. Soldiers waist-deep in water move forward to attack through the surf. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June...

  • AMERICANS OMAHA BEACH
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    AMERICANS OMAHA BEACH
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    American troops landing on Omaha beach, Normandy, France, as part of the Allied D-Day landings. Date: 6 June 1944

  • D Day Anniversary
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    D Day Anniversary
    06/06/1944
    AP/SIPA
    ** FILE ** In this file photo from June 6, 1944, American soldiers land on the French coast in Normandy during the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. The 64th anniversary of the invasion is marked Friday, June 6, 2008. (AP Photo/File)/D_Day_Anniversary_NY138/A JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PHOTO/0806052242

  • FRANCE : D-Day. June 6, 1944
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    FRANCE : D-Day. June 6, 1944
    06/06/1944
    TRIPPETT/SIPA
    American troops storm off LCTs and into the surf of Utah Beach, Dunes de la Madeleine. Bulldozers and other engineer equipment prepare the beach of the landing parties. FRANCE - 06/06/1944

  • World War II D-Day Anniversary
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    World War II D-Day Anniversary
    06/06/1944
    AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this June 6, 1944 file picture, some of the first assault troops to hit the Normandy, France beachhead take cover behind enemy obstacles to fire on German forces as others follow the first tanks plunging through the water towards the German-held shore during World War II. (AP Photo)/NY964/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PICTURE; FOR USE WITH THE JUNE 6 WORLD WAR II D-DAY ANNIVERSARY/1106031642

  • D-Day - British Troops landing - Queen Beach - Sword Area
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    D-Day - British Troops landing - Queen Beach - Sword Area
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    View over Queen Beach, Sword Area at approx. 8:30am. Soldiers of No.1 Platoon, 84 Field Company RE are in the foreground, passing the heavily laden medical orderlies of No.8 Field Ambulance, some of whom are assiting the wounded. The men of the 1st Battalion, the Suffolk Regiment and Lord Lovats's can be seen in the background. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by...

  • D-DAY BLOODY OMAHA
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    D-DAY BLOODY OMAHA
    06/06/1944
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    ** FILE ** Carrying full equipment, American assault troops move onto a beachhead code-named Omaha Beach, on the northern coast of France, in this June 6, 1944 file photo, during the Allied invasion of the Normandy coast. (AP Photo)/D-DAY_BLOODY_OMAHA_NY190/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PHOTO/0406040346

  • FRANCE D-DAY
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    FRANCE D-DAY
    06/06/1944
    /AP/SIPA
    ** FILE ** An undated photo released Jan. 16, 2004 gives an aerial view of the June 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy, France. It is one of a selection of aerial photographs taken by the Royal Air Force (RAF) over Western Europe during World War II. The photographs are being made available via a website created by The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives (TARA) at Keele University, England. In Normandy there will be a international ceremony celebrating the 60th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2004....

  • World War II D-Day Anniversary
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    World War II D-Day Anniversary
    06/06/1944
    AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this June 6, 1944 file picture, Allied troops come ashore in the surf and vehicles start inland on the German-held beach of Normandy, France during World War II. (AP Photo)/NY965/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PICTURE; FOR USE WITH THE JUNE 6 WORLD WAR II D-DAY ANNIVERSARY/1106031632

  • D-Day - Bomber giving air support to infantry invasion
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    D-Day - Bomber giving air support to infantry invasion
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A B-26 Martin Marauder of the 9th Airforce over the Normandy coast, giving air support to the landing craft on the beaches below. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D Day Anniversary
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    D Day Anniversary
    06/06/1944
    AP/SIPA
    ** FILE ** In this June 6, 1944 file photo, first wave beach battalion Ducks lay low under the fire of Nazi guns on the beach of southern France on D-Day, June 6, 1944 during World War II. One invader operates a walkie talkie radio directing other landing craft to the safest spots for unloading their parties of fighting men. The 64th anniversary of the invasion is marked Friday, June 6, 2008. (AP Photo/File)/D_Day_Anniversary_NY139/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PHOTO/0806052243

  • FRANCE D-DAY
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    FRANCE D-DAY
    06/06/1944
    /AP/SIPA
    ** FILE ** Members of an American landing unit help their exhausted comrades ashore during the Normandy invasion, in this June 6, 1944 file photo. The men reached the zone code-named Utah Beach, near Sainte-Mere-Eglise, on a life raft, after their landing craft was hit and sunk by German coastal defenses. In Normandy there will be a international ceremony celebrating the 60th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2004. (AP Photo, File)/FRANCE_D-DAY_FRA510/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PHOTO. FOR USE AS DESIRED...

  • D-Day - British and Canadian troops landing - Juno Beach
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    D-Day - British and Canadian troops landing - Juno Beach
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    British and Canadian 3rd Division troops land at Juno Beach. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • BRITISH TROOPS LAND
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    BRITISH TROOPS LAND
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    British troops of the 56th Infantry Brigade landing on the beaches of Normandy, France. Date: 6 June 1944

  • D-DAY BLOODY OMAHA
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    D-DAY BLOODY OMAHA
    06/06/1944
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    ** FILE ** Men of the American assault troops of the 16th Infantry Regiment, injured while storming a coastal area code-named Omaha Beach during the Allied invasion of the Normandy, wait by the chalk cliffs at Collville-sur-Mer for evacuation to a field hospital for further treatment, in this June 6, 1944 file photo. (AP Photo, File)/D-DAY_BLOODY_OMAHA_NY191/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PHOTO. FOR USE AS DESIRED WITH D-DAY ANNIVERSARY STORIES./0406040348

  • FRANCE D-DAY
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    FRANCE D-DAY
    06/06/1944
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    ** FILE ** U.S. Army medical personnel administer a plasma transfusion to a wounded comrade, who survived when his landing craft went down off the coast of Normandy, France, in the early days of the Allied landing operations in June 1944. In Normandy there will be a international ceremony celebrating the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2014. (AP Photo)/FRANCE_D-DAY_FRA504/JUNE 1944 FILER. ** B/W ONLY **/0406021101

  • France : Invasion of Normandy
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    France : Invasion of Normandy
    06/06/1944
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    Allied forcecs (American, British and Canadian) during the invasion of Normandy D-Day, 6 June 1944. Picture taken during beach and air invasion and shortly afterwards in Normandy fields and villages. FRANCE - 06/06/1944

  • FRANCE D-DAY
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    FRANCE D-DAY
    06/06/1944
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    ** FILE ** After landing at the shore, these British troops wait for the signal to move forward, during the initial Allied landing operations in Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944. In Normandy there will be a international ceremony celebrating the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2014. (AP Photo)/FRANCE_D-DAY_FRA505/JUNE 6, 1944 FILER ** B/W ONLY **/0406021102

  • D-Day - Naval Artillery support
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    D-Day - Naval Artillery support
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A converted landing craft fires rockets to support the landing allied troops. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • High angle view of army soldiers in a military ship, Normandy, France, D-Day, June 6, 1944
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    High angle view of army soldiers in a military ship, Normandy, France, D-Day, June 6, 1944
    06/06/1944
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    High angle view of army soldiers in a military ship, Normandy, France, D-Day, June 6, 1944 /255-16815

  • APPROACHING FRENCH COAST
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    APPROACHING FRENCH COAST
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    Allied forces at sea approaching the coast of Normandy, France, shortly before dawn.

    6 June 1944

  • FRANCE D-DAY
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    FRANCE D-DAY
    06/06/1944
    /AP/SIPA
    ** FILE ** General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full victory - nothing else," to paratroopers at a location in England, just before they boarded their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe, in this June 6, 1944 file photo. In Normandy there will be a international ceremony celebrating the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/U.S. Army Signal Corps, File)/FRANCE_D-DAY_FRA511/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PHOTO. FOR USE...

  • Veterans Day-Combat Photo Gallery
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    Veterans Day-Combat Photo Gallery
    06/06/1944
    Anonymous/AP/SIPA
    FILE - American Paratroopers fly over the English Channel enroute to play a key role in the invasion of France by landing along a 100 mile front of the Normandy coast on June 6, 1944. (AP Photo/U.S. SIgnal Corps, File)/NY532/218815188731/JUNE 6, 1944, FILE PHOTO AP provides access to this publicly distributed HANDOUT photo to be used only to illustrate news reporting or commentary on the facts or events depicted in this image./1211112008

  • D Day 65th Anniversary
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    D Day 65th Anniversary
    06/06/1944
    AP/SIPA
    FILE -In this June 6, 1944 file photo released by the U.S. Army, U.S. paratroopers fix their static lines before a jump before dawn over Normandy on D-Day, in France. (AP Photo/Army Signal Corps)/D_Day_70th_Anniversary_NY111/JUNE 6, 1944 FILE PHOTO. B&W ONLY. AP provides access to this publicly distributed HANDOUT photo to be used only to illustrate news reporting or commentary on the facts or events depicted in this image./0906061623

  • COMMANDO KIEFFER
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    COMMANDO KIEFFER
    06/05/1944
    NICOLAS JOSE/WITT/SIPA
    - Départ d'Angleterre le 5 juin 1944 du commando Kieffer. Photo : Jose NICO LAS / Jacques WITT / SIPA PRESS - Léon Gautier, aujourd'hui ‰gé de 81 ans, l 'un des bérets verts du commando Kieffer encore en vie, réside aujourd'hui à Ouistreham, non loin de l'endroit où il débarqua le 6 juin 1944. Ce Breton d'origine, devenu président de l'Association des anciens du commando Kieffer , avait fui la France en juin 1940 avec comme seul but rallier Londres et la France libre du...

  • COMMANDO KIEFFER
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    COMMANDO KIEFFER
    06/06/1944
    NICOLAS JOSE/WITT/SIPA
    - Le commando Kieffer progresse dans Ouistreham, après les combats du 6 juin 1944. Photo : Jose NICOLAS / Jacques WITT / SIPA PRESS

  • COMMANDO KIEFFER
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    COMMANDO KIEFFER
    06/06/1944
    NICOLAS JOSE/WITT/SIPA
    - Le commando Kieffer progresse dans Ouistreham, après les combats du 6 juin 1944. Photo : Jose NICOLAS / Jacques WITT / SIPA PRESS

  • BRITISH ON BEACH
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    BRITISH ON BEACH
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    British troops of the 13th/18th Hussars suffer a temporary hold-up on the beaches of Normandy, France. Date: 6 June 1944

  • ALLIED TROOPS LAND
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    ALLIED TROOPS LAND
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    Allied troops alighting from their landing craft, some with bicycles, onto the beaches of Normandy, France. A tank of the 50th Division is in the background. Date: 6 June 1944

  • BRITISH MOVE INLAND
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    BRITISH MOVE INLAND
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    Camouflaged British troops in Normandy, France, make their way inland. Date: 6 June 1944

  • BRITISH WITH PRISONERS
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    BRITISH WITH PRISONERS
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    British troops of the 13th/18th Hussars, bringing in German prisoners. Date: 6 June 1944

  • AMERICANS WITH PRISONERS
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    AMERICANS WITH PRISONERS
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    American troops and their German prisoners on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France. Date: 6 June 1944

  • D-Day - Emabarkation for US assault troops
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    D-Day - Emabarkation for US assault troops
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    Embarkation for US assault troops, about to set sail for the invasion of France. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - Victim of the Assault on the Beaches
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    D-Day - Victim of the Assault on the Beaches
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A dead American GI. A stark reminder of the terrible toll of human lives during the first waves of attacks of the Normandy invasion. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - Supplies pour ashore
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    D-Day - Supplies pour ashore
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A stunning panorama photograph of a French invasion beach with the channel waters thick with US military shipping, as reinforcements and supplies are funneled ashore following the conquest of the Cherbourg peninsula. Barrage balloons protect the ships from enemy strafing. One balloon still rests on the deck of large landing vehicle. Trucks filled with supplies and troops head inland across the beach. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air...

  • D-Day - Dead German soldier by pillbox
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    D-Day - Dead German soldier by pillbox
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A dead German soldier lies next to the pillbox he was defending overlooking the Normandy coast on Utah Beach, Les Dunes de Madaleine. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - Landing of the 13th/18th Hussars
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    D-Day - Landing of the 13th/18th Hussars
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    Troops sheltering on mass on a Normandy beach following the landing of the 13th/18th Hussars. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - US troops landing at Omaha Beach
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    D-Day - US troops landing at Omaha Beach
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    US troops land at Omaha Beach in LCIs USS-553 and 410. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - Captured German soldiers
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    D-Day - Captured German soldiers
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    German soldiers captured by the invading allied forces on Omaha Beach. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - Captured German Prisoners
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    D-Day - Captured German Prisoners
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    German prisoners captured by the 13th/18th Hussars on D-Day. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - US Troops resting following initial assault
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    D-Day - US Troops resting following initial assault
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    US troops rest after the initial assault on the Normandy coast. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • BRITISH TROOPS ADVANCE
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    BRITISH TROOPS ADVANCE
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    British troops, wary of German snipers, move cautiously behind a ruined wall in St. Mauvieu, France. Date: 6 June 1944

  • BRITISH ADVANCING
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    BRITISH ADVANCING
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    British troops, wary of German snipers, move cautiously behind a ruined wall in St. Mauvieu, France. Date: 6 June 1944

  • D-Day - Limbering up for the Invasion
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    D-Day - Limbering up for the Invasion
    06/30/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    American soldiers use the dockside in a small English harbour to keep fit during the pre-landing period. The landing ships are berthed alongside. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel.

    1944

  • D-Day - Overcoming wire defences
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    D-Day - Overcoming wire defences
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    Landed allied troops find little more than a single line of wire defences at this section on this section of the Normandy coast. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - American troops taking cover
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    D-Day - American troops taking cover
    06/06/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    American troops, including a heavy machine gunner (r) take shelter behind an earth bank during the assault on the normandy coast. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 6th June 1944

  • D-Day - Glider reinforcement team
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    D-Day - Glider reinforcement team
    06/07/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A team of paratroopers amuse themselves whilst awaiting the call to take flight in their glider to back up the initial assault phase on the Normandy coast. The chalk slogan reads: 'The Channel stopped you, but not us - now it's our turn. You've had your time you German Swinhunds'! D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest...

  • D-Day - German Prisoners
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    D-Day - German Prisoners
    06/08/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    A Canadian picket stands guard over captured German prisoners following the storming of a German defence post two days after D-Day. In the background casulaties receive attention from their comrades. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and...

  • D-Day - Resting American Assault Troops
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    D-Day - Resting American Assault Troops
    06/08/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    American Assault troops of the 3rd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment - the first regiment ot have gained the comparative safety of the chalk cliffs at their back - take a breather before moving on at Colville-sur-Mer, Omaha Beach, Normandy. Medics who landed with the troops treat minor injuries. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the...

  • D-Day - Injured American soldier
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    D-Day - Injured American soldier
    06/08/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    An injured American soldier, his hair matted with blood , sweat and sand, has his hand bandaged by an American medical officer. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and naval personnel. Date: 8th June 1944

  • D-Day - Metal Detectors in use after invasion
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    D-Day - Metal Detectors in use after invasion
    06/08/1944
    MARY EVANS/SIPA
    American GIs stroll through a captured village close to the Normandy coast following the invasion. Two metal detector operators check the road ahead of the troops for hidden/buried mines or booby traps. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400,000 military and...