Where US Army reinforcements once marched on June 18, 1944, tourists now tread the same path to the beach near Colleville sur Mer, France.

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

Where US Army reinforcements once marched on June 18, 1944, tourists now tread the same path to the beach near Colleville sur Mer, France.

Drama Title: D-Day... Status: Ongoing... Genre: Fantasy, Medical... Published Date: September, 2015... Total Episodes: 20...Broadcast network: jTBC

Drama Title: D-Day... Status: Ongoing... Genre: Fantasy, Medical... Published Date: September, 2015... Total Episodes: 20...Broadcast network: jTBC

U.S. Soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move out over the seawall on “Utah” Beach, after coming ashore. Other troops are resting behind the concrete wall. Photo dated June 9, 1944, but probably taken on “D-Day”, June 6, 1944.

U.S. Soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move out over the seawall on “Utah” Beach, after coming ashore. Other troops are resting behind the concrete wall. Photo dated June 9, 1944, but probably taken on “D-Day”, June 6, 1944.

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D Day - The Day that Changed Everything for the parent of a child wit special needs

D-Day, Juno Beach - Equipment wrecked on the beach, D-Day landings. 6 June 1944, Bernieres-Sur-Mer, Normandy, France.

D-Day, Juno Beach - Equipment wrecked on the beach, D-Day landings. 6 June 1944, Bernieres-Sur-Mer, Normandy, France.

~~71 years ago today, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. Operation Overlord was the largest amphibious invasion to date, and created a foothold in Europe. The key to winning? Careful planning and training. And while the invasion was a success, it was a risky gamble that could have gone disastrously wrong.~~

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~~71 years ago today, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. Operation Overlord was the largest amphibious invasion to date, and created a foothold in Europe. The key to winning? Careful planning and training. And while the invasion was a success, it was a risky gamble that could have gone disastrously wrong.~~

Scene on "Omaha" Beach on the afternoon of "D-Day", 6 June 1944, showing casualties on the beach, a bogged-down "Sherman" tank, several wrecked trucks and German anti-landing obstructions. A LST is beached in the left distance and invasion shipping is off shore.

Scene on "Omaha" Beach on the afternoon of "D-Day", 6 June 1944, showing casualties on the beach, a bogged-down "Sherman" tank, several wrecked trucks and German anti-landing obstructions. A LST is beached in the left distance and invasion shipping is off shore.

Snoopy commemorates D-Day,  In June 1993, Schulz began commemorating the D-Day anniversary in the Peanuts comic strip by imploring his readers “to remember” the date in history that had made such a huge impact in liberating Europe from the Axis powers. During the initial planning stages for the National D-Day Memorial located in Bedford, Virginia, Schulz donated a significant amount to the cause and chaired a fund raising committee to show his commitment to building the monument.

Snoopy commemorates D-Day, In June 1993, Schulz began commemorating the D-Day anniversary in the Peanuts comic strip by imploring his readers “to remember” the date in history that had made such a huge impact in liberating Europe from the Axis powers. During the initial planning stages for the National D-Day Memorial located in Bedford, Virginia, Schulz donated a significant amount to the cause and chaired a fund raising committee to show his commitment to building the monument.

90th U.S. Infantry Division, nicknamed “Tough ‘Ombres,” “Texas’ Own,” & the “Alamo” Division, activated in 1917 during WWI, then reactivated in 1942 at Camp Barkeley near Abilene. Comprised mostly of Texans & Oklahomans-what you see are some of Texas’ Own being transported to the Utah Beach sector of the Norman coast for their date with history on this day, June 6, 1944, D-Day, the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France, along Normandy’s coast.

90th U.S. Infantry Division, nicknamed “Tough ‘Ombres,” “Texas’ Own,” & the “Alamo” Division, activated in 1917 during WWI, then reactivated in 1942 at Camp Barkeley near Abilene. Comprised mostly of Texans & Oklahomans-what you see are some of Texas’ Own being transported to the Utah Beach sector of the Norman coast for their date with history on this day, June 6, 1944, D-Day, the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France, along Normandy’s coast.

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Commandos of 47 (RM) Commando coming ashore from LCAs on Jig Green Beach, Gold Beach area, June 6, 1944. 231st Brigade, 50th Division unloading in background.

Commandos of 47 (RM) Commando coming ashore from LCAs on Jig Green Beach, Gold Beach area, June 6, 1944. 231st Brigade, 50th Division unloading in background.

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Soldiers of the 2nd Canadian Flotilla establish a beachhead code-named Juno Beach, near Bernieres-sur-mer on June 6, 1944.

Soldiers of the 2nd Canadian Flotilla establish a beachhead code-named Juno Beach, near Bernieres-sur-mer on June 6, 1944.

Canadian troops on Juno Beach, D-Day. They sacrificed and sustained tremendous casualties.

Canadian troops on Juno Beach, D-Day. They sacrificed and sustained tremendous casualties.

DS-4 DAY-DATE Ref: C022.430.16.031.00

DS-4 DAY-DATE Ref: C022.430.16.031.00

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