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US 101st Airborne Division paratrooper Corporal Louis E. Laird boarded a C-47 transport during dress rehersals for the Normandy invasion, spring 1944US Army troops board an LVCP landing craft from Amphibious Transport Ship USS Joseph T Dickman at Torquay Hards, England, United Kingdom for a landing exercise in preparation for the Normandy invasion.
US 101st Airborne Division paratrooper Corporal Louis E. Laird boarded a C-47 transport during dress rehersals for the Normandy invasion, spring 1944US Army troops board an LVCP landing craft from Amphibious Transport Ship USS Joseph T Dickman at Torquay Hards, England, United Kingdom for a landing exercise in preparation for the Normandy invasion.
US Army troops participating in a landing exercise in southern England, United Kingdom in preparation for the Normandy invasion, circa May 1944. Note LCVP landing craft.US forces rehearsing for the Normandy landings at Slapton Sands, Devon, England, UK, Apr-May 1944. Note the M4 Sherman Duplex-Drive tank at left.
US Army troops participating in a landing exercise in southern England, United Kingdom in preparation for the Normandy invasion, circa May 1944. Note LCVP landing craft.US forces rehearsing for the Normandy landings at Slapton Sands, Devon, England, UK, Apr-May 1944. Note the M4 Sherman Duplex-Drive tank at left.
US landing ships at Weymouth, Dorset ready to board troops for the Normandy Invasion, May-June 1944. Photo 1 of 3.US Army soldiers boarding landing craft at Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, while preparing for the Normandy operation, 1 May 1944; note barrage balloons aloft and on the ground
US landing ships at Weymouth, Dorset ready to board troops for the Normandy Invasion, May-June 1944. Photo 1 of 3.US Army soldiers boarding landing craft at Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, while preparing for the Normandy operation, 1 May 1944; note barrage balloons aloft and on the ground
Normandy beach defenses, France, 6 May 1944, photo 1 of 4Normandy beach defenses, France, 6 May 1944, photo 2 of 4
Normandy beach defenses, France, 6 May 1944, photo 1 of 4Normandy beach defenses, France, 6 May 1944, photo 2 of 4
Normandy beach defenses, France, 6 May 1944, photo 3 of 4Normandy beach defenses, France, 6 May 1944, photo 4 of 4
Normandy beach defenses, France, 6 May 1944, photo 3 of 4Normandy beach defenses, France, 6 May 1944, photo 4 of 4
Normandy beach defenses, France, 7 May 1944Aerial photo of the gun battery at Merville, Normandy, France after bombardment, circa May 1944; note the bombing failed to neutralize the battery before Normandy landings
Normandy beach defenses, France, 7 May 1944Aerial photo of the gun battery at Merville, Normandy, France after bombardment, circa May 1944; note the bombing failed to neutralize the battery before Normandy landings
Inflated tanks used by the Allies as deception before Normandy, late May 1944Troops of 325th Glider Infantry of US 82nd Airborne Division in a Horsa glider, training or preparing for Normandy, France invasion, England, United Kingdom, May-Jun 1944
Inflated tanks used by the Allies as deception before Normandy, late May 1944Troops of 325th Glider Infantry of US 82nd Airborne Division in a Horsa glider, training or preparing for Normandy, France invasion, England, United Kingdom, May-Jun 1944
UK Royal Air Force Stirling bombers, acting as glider tugs, lining at the runway at Tarrant Rushton, England, United Kingdom, May-Jun 1944; note invasion stripsRoyal Navy Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, Naval commander of the Normandy operations, and US Navy Rear Admiral John L. Hall, Jr., commander of amphibious operations, aboard AGC-4 USS Ancon, 25 May 1944, the day King George VI visited the ship
UK Royal Air Force Stirling bombers, acting as glider tugs, lining at the runway at Tarrant Rushton, England, United Kingdom, May-Jun 1944; note invasion stripsRoyal Navy Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, Naval commander of the Normandy operations, and US Navy Rear Admiral John L. Hall, Jr., commander of amphibious operations, aboard AGC-4 USS Ancon, 25 May 1944, the day King George VI visited the ship
US Navy Rear Admiral Alan G Kirk introducing his staff to King George VI of the United Kingdom, Portland, England, 25 May 1944. Admiral Kirk was in command of all US Naval forces for the Normandy landings.Horsa gliders line up in preparation for invasion, England, United Kingdom, May-Jun 1944
US Navy Rear Admiral Alan G Kirk introducing his staff to King George VI of the United Kingdom, Portland, England, 25 May 1944. Admiral Kirk was in command of all US Naval forces for the Normandy landings.Horsa gliders line up in preparation for invasion, England, United Kingdom, May-Jun 1944
Members of the British Womens Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) at an RAF glider station repair and pack colored parachutes for use by airborne troops during the Normandy invasion, 31 May 1944.A Jeep being lowered into an LCM from Attack Transport USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13 – former SS President Roosevelt), manned by USCG personnel off Normandy, June 1944. Photo 1 of 2
Members of the British Womens Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) at an RAF glider station repair and pack colored parachutes for use by airborne troops during the Normandy invasion, 31 May 1944.A Jeep being lowered into an LCM from Attack Transport USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13 – former SS President Roosevelt), manned by USCG personnel off Normandy, June 1944. Photo 1 of 2

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