Wednesday, June 6, 2012

This Day In World War II

This day in 1944 was D-Day. The Allies launched a massive assault on the French coast that would prove to be the turning point of the war. These color pictures were taken just days afterward. Above, American soldiers ate their rations on stacks of ammunition.

Above, stockpiling fuel for pressing forward. And below, French citizens posing with American soldiers.

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