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  • Battle map of the D-Day Assault
  • June 8, 1944 - U.S. troops set up command posts on Utah Beach.
  • June 7, 1944 - Dwight D. Eisenhower observes air activity from the deck of a warship in the English Channel off the French coast.
  • June 5, 1944 - DDE speaks with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division just before they board their planes to participate in the first assault of the Normandy invasion.
  • June 5, 1944 - DDE speaks with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division just before they board their planes to participate in the first assault of the Normandy invasion.
  • August 8, 1944 - French civilians place crosses at the graves of American soldiers in a cemetery on Omaha Beach, France.
  • June 10, 1944 - Allied troops surround a farm house as they prepare to eliminate a German sniper holding up an advance on Omaha beachhead near Vierville-sur-Mer, France.
  • June 6, 1944 - German prisoners rest in a barb-wired enclosure on Utah Beach after being interrogated by American soldiers.
  • June 9, 1944 - Taking a
  • June 1944 - Member of the U.S. Coast Guard participate in the D-Day invasion of the French coast.
  • Coast Guard landing barges hitting the French coast with the first wave of the invasion. American soldiers wade ashore under heavy machine gun fire from Nazi beach nests.
  • Panoramic view of supplies being brought ashore for invaders.
  • A paratrooper loads for take off in England in preparation to leave for invasion.
  • June 23, 1944 - Mulberry and Gooseberry projects proved instrumental in the transportation of huge quantities of material from landing craft.
  • July 1, 1944 - This Rhino ferry unloads its cargo of Army ambulances on a beach in France, to provide equipment for more front line hospitals.
  • June 9, 1944 - Germans, former
  • June 6, 1944 - Gliders bring in supplies to U.S. army troops fighting on Utah Beach.

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