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82nd Airborne Troops by church in Sainte-Mère-Église Normandy. The same church where John Steele was caught on the spire (Image).

Parachute troops line the inside of a Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle.

Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division that were dropped during the night on june 5, 1944, the night before D-Day. The picture was taken a day or two before the invasion.

American paratrooper, among the first to make successful landings on the continent, holds a Nazi flag captured in a village assault. Utah Beach, St. Marcouf, France. 8 June 1944 (Image).

from Mail Online

Chaos of D-Day revealed in images from RAF reconnaissance planes

Memories: Mr Schlegel, who served in the 82nd Airborne unit of the U.S. Army, poses in front of this country road in Picauville, near Sainte-Mere-Eglise, which was named after him

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Sgt Jake McNiece of the 101st Airborne Division, ready to drop into Normandy, June 1944.

U.S. soldier looks back at the beach after landing, Colleville sur Mer, Normandy, June 6 1944