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A Rhino barge docked with LST-347 in Portland Harbor, Dorset, England, United Kingdom during preparations for the Normandy invasion, 1 Jun 1944.A Soviet soldier being awarded the Defense of Leningrad medal, 1 Jun 1944
A Rhino barge docked with LST-347 in Portland Harbor, Dorset, England, United Kingdom during preparations for the Normandy invasion, 1 Jun 1944.A Soviet soldier being awarded the Defense of Leningrad medal, 1 Jun 1944
P-47D Thunderbolts of the 318th Fighter Group are loaded onto Escort Carrier USS Natoma Bay, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, June 1, 1944. The Fighter Group was on its way to Saipan, Marianas. Note USS Manila Bay with the rest of the Fighter Group’s Thunderbolts.US Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand rifles
P-47D Thunderbolts of the 318th Fighter Group are loaded onto Escort Carrier USS Natoma Bay, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, June 1, 1944. The Fighter Group was on its way to Saipan, Marianas. Note USS Manila Bay with the rest of the Fighter Group’s Thunderbolts.US Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand rifles
US Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand riflesUS LSTs 284, 380, 382, and 499 loading men, vehicles, and supplies for the upcoming Normandy Invasion in Brixham Harbor, Devon, England, Jun 1 1944. Note wings and fuselage of an Aeronca L-3 Grasshopper observation aircraft on a CCKW truck.
US Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand riflesUS LSTs 284, 380, 382, and 499 loading men, vehicles, and supplies for the upcoming Normandy Invasion in Brixham Harbor, Devon, England, Jun 1 1944. Note wings and fuselage of an Aeronca L-3 Grasshopper observation aircraft on a CCKW truck.


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"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us... they can't get away this time."

Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal