• Supreme Allied Commander U.S. Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks with 101st Airborne Division paratroopers before they board airplanes and gliders to take part in a parachute assault into Normandy as part of the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: GEN Eisenhower

    Supreme Allied Commander U.S. Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks with 101st Airborne Division paratroopers before they board airplanes and gliders to take part in a parachute assault into Normandy as part of the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day...

  • German troops surrender to Soldiers during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: German Troops Surrender

    German troops surrender to Soldiers during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Gliders fly supplies to Soldiers fighting on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Gliders

    Gliders fly supplies to Soldiers fighting on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Soldiers of the 16th Infantry Regiment, wounded while storming Omaha Beach, wait by the chalk cliffs for evacuation to a field hospital for treatment,  D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Wounded by the Chalk Cliffs

    Soldiers of the 16th Infantry Regiment, wounded while storming Omaha Beach, wait by the chalk cliffs for evacuation to a field hospital for treatment, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Medics attend to wounded soldiers on Utah Beach in France during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Medics

    Medics attend to wounded soldiers on Utah Beach in France during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move over a seawall on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe.

    D-Day: Seawall

    Soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move over a seawall on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe.

  • Soldiers move onto Omaha Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Omaha Beach

    Soldiers move onto Omaha Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Members of a landing party help injured Soldiers to safety on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Injured Soldiers

    Members of a landing party help injured Soldiers to safety on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Barges carrying supplies for Soldiers are challenged by pounding surf along the Normandy coast, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Supplies

    Barges carrying supplies for Soldiers are challenged by pounding surf along the Normandy coast, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Soldiers crowd a landing craft on their way to Normandy during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Soldiers on a Landing Craft

    Soldiers crowd a landing craft on their way to Normandy during the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Soldiers wade through surf and Nazi gunfire to secure a beachhead during the Allied Invasion, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Invasion

    Soldiers wade through surf and Nazi gunfire to secure a beachhead during the Allied Invasion, June 6, 1944.

  • Soldiers and crewmen aboard a Coast Guard landing craft approach Normandy,  D-Day, 6 June 1944.

    D-Day: Approach

    Soldiers and crewmen aboard a Coast Guard landing craft approach Normandy, D-Day, 6 June 1944.

  • A convoy of landing craft nears the beach at Normandy, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Landing Convoy

    A convoy of landing craft nears the beach at Normandy, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • Army Air Corps photographers documented D-Day beach traffic, as photographed from a Ninth Air Force bomber on June 6, 1944. Note vehicle lanes leading away from the landing areas, and landing craft left aground by the tide.

    D-Day: Beach Traffic

    Army Air Corps photographers documented D-Day beach traffic, as photographed from a Ninth Air Force bomber on June 6, 1944. Note vehicle lanes leading away from the landing areas, and landing craft left aground by the tide.

  • Ships carry Soldiers and equipment across the English Channel toward the coast of Normandy, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    D-Day: Ships on the Channel

    Ships carry Soldiers and equipment across the English Channel toward the coast of Normandy, D-Day, June 6, 1944.

  • A paratrooper boards an airplane that will drop him over the coast of Normandy for the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944. Soldiers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions parachuted behind enemy lines during the night, while fellow Soldiers assaulted Normandy beaches at dawn.

    D-Day: Paratrooper

    A paratrooper boards an airplane that will drop him over the coast of Normandy for the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944. Soldiers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions parachuted behind enemy lines during the night, while fellow...

  • The spirit of the American Soldier: this beachhead is secure. Fellow Soldiers erected this monument to an American Soldier somewhere on the shell-blasted coast of Normandy.

    D-Day: Monument

    The spirit of the American Soldier: this beachhead is secure. Fellow Soldiers erected this monument to an American Soldier somewhere on the shell-blasted coast of Normandy.

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