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In this photo provided by the British Navy, wounded British troops from the South Lancashire and Middlesex regiments are being helped ashore at Sword Beach, June 6, 1944, during the D-Day invasion of German occupied France during World War II.read more

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In this image provided by the U.S. Army Signal Corps, General Dwight Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full Victory - Nothing Else," to paratroopers somewhere in England just before they board their planes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe, June...read more

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Army Signal Corps., these landing craft, loaded with American troops and guarded overhead by barrage balloons, ride the calm waters of the English Channel, waiting opening of assault on fortress Europe along the French northern coast, June 6, 1944. An American...read more

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U.S. reinforcements wade through the surf from a landing craft in the days following D-Day and the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France at Normandy in June 1944 during World War II. From the first sketchy German radio broadcast to the distribution of images filmed in color, it has taken...read more

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This is the scene censors viewed as the two-millionth foot of motion picture film reviewed since D-Day reached the screen at SHAEF film censorship theater and showed U.S. Gen, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, talking with men of the American Divison D-Day, June 6,1944. read more

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You can see how the Manchester Guardian – as we were then – reported the Allied invasion in the newspaper of 7 June 1944... The first Allied airborne troops began landing in France shortly after midnight on 6 June 1944, with the main assault on the Normandy beaches beginning at 6.30am. Most of...read more

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