D-Day: The Normandy Invasion

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    Soldiers wade through surf and Nazi gunfire to secure a beachhead during the Allied Invasion, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day

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    1. BobButcher 84 months ago | reply

      Great postings...and how humbling.

    2. chipman2269 84 months ago | reply

      Incredible pictures - this is like looking down the barrel of a gun...

    3. kristindale 74 months ago | reply

      This photo is one from Normandy that's always facinated me, I can almost feel the fear that they were feeling while they waded toward the beach....amazing.

    4. JB Mungarro 39 months ago | reply

      Terrible! Awful! Most of the 50 percent of the soldiers couldn‘t came alive to the shore during the first wave landing. Also, civilian population was the brunt as a result of the various operations of the Allies and the Germans.

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