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Colorization by @marinamaral2: This day in #WWII #History: On June 6, 1944, the Allied invasion of German-occupied Western Europe begins at #Normandy.

LCVP landing craft from Amphibious Transport Ship USS Samuel Chase approaching Omaha Beach in June 6, 1944.
LCVP landing craft from LST-284 off Utah Beach, Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.

The forward 14"/45 guns of USS Nevada (BB-36) fire on positions ashore during the landings on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944.

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#Americans of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division moved out over the seawall on Utah Beach, Normandy, on June 6, 1944.

#TDIH #DDay #DDay74
#Canadian soldiers from the 3rd Division land on Courseulles Beach (aka Juno Beach) in Normandy on June 6th, 1944.

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U.S. troops’ first assault on Omaha Beach during the D-Day landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944.

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Men of the British 2nd Army waiting to move off Queen White Beach of Sword Beach, Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.

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Two Canadian soldiers looking at a German model of defenses at Courseulles sur Mer (Juno Beach), Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.

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