Remembering D-Day Photo Gallery and related media
Waiting for the Signal
Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, when some 156,000 Allied troops landed on beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of Normandy, France. Photographed on June 5, American troops aboard their landing ship wait for the invasion to begin.
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Remembering D-Day(11 Photos)
On June 6, 1944, known as D-Day, the Allies invaded Normandy, France, in the largest amphibious assault in history. View photos from this historic military operation.
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