|Aerial 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 1944|
|Lieutenant Commander Richard O'Kane posing with 22 airmen rescued by USS Tang near Truk, Caroline Islands between 29 Apr and 1 May 1944; photo taken at Pearl Harbor in May 1944||Shimakaze during her trials, circa mid-May 1943; this is the only known photo of this ship|
|Troops 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 strips|
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