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Yesterday Once More

Yesterday Once More

During World War II (1939-1945), the Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region. The beginning of the end of the war. God Bless

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U.S. reinforcements wade through the surf from a landing craft in the days following D-Day and the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France at Normandy in June 1944 during World War II. (AP Photo/Bert Brandt, File)



In this photo provided by the Office of War Information, U.S. landing craft are beached on a Normandy shore to unload troops and supplies to back up Allied advance against the Nazis in France in 1944. (AP Photo/OWI/Richard Boyer)

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In this June 6, 1944 file picture, some of the first assault troops to hit the Normandy, France beachhead take cover behind enemy obstacles to fire on German forces as others follow the first tanks plunging through the water towards the German-held shore during World War II. (AP Photo)



Operation Overlord Normandy, Troops of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division are landing at Juno Beach on the outskirts of Bernieres-sur-Mer on D-Day, 6th June 1944. 14,000 Canadian soldiers were put ashore and 340 lost their live in the battles for the beachhead. France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

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Second-wave troops of 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade, probably Highland Light Infantry of Canada, disembarking with bicycles from LCI(L)s (Landing Craft Infantry Large) onto 'Nan White' Beach, JUNO Area at Bernieres-sur-Mer, shortly before midday on 6 June 1944. (Photo by Canadian Official Photographer/ IWM via Getty Images)



The Royal Navy During The Second World War: Operation Overlord (The Normandy Landings), June 1944, A lorry disembarks from a landing ship on the Normandy beaches, 7 June 1944. (Photo by Lt. J A Hampton/ IWM via Getty Images)

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Troops from the 48th Royal Marines at Saint-Aubin-sur-mer on Juno Beach, Normandy, France, during the D-Day landings, 6th June 1944. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)



Operation Overlord Normandy, Soldiers of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division have set up an anti-aircraft Bofors 40 mm/L60 with the British-designed Stiffkey Sight. 6th June 1944. The emplacement is in Bernieres-sur-Mer near Juno Beach. German Luftwaffe war planes are still active in the area. 14,000 Canadian soldiers were put ashore and 340 lost their live in the battles for the beachhead. France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)



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Operation Overlord Normandy, A Canadian soldier is directing traffic in Bernieres-sur-Mer. 6th June 1944. The Canadians landed at Juno Beach which is nearby. 14,000 Canadian soldiers were put ashore and 340 lost their live in the battles for the beachhead. France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

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Operation Overlord Normandy, A Canadian soldier is directing traffic in Bernieres-sur-Mer. 6th June 1944. The Canadians landed at Juno Beach which is nearby.

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D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Medics attend to wounded soldiers on Utah Beach in France during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944



A very tense combat photo of German paras in Normandy



Medical team at work during the Battle of Normandy, 1944



Hedgerows during the battle of Normandy - Summer 1944.

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German soldier loading a shell into an 8.8 cm FlaK gun, France, 1944



A US M7 Priest self-propelled gun rolls through Carentan, France following the Normandy landings. It was given the official service name 105 mm Self Propelled Gun, Priest by the British Army, due to the pulpit-like machine gun ring, and following on from the Bishop and the contemporary Deacon self-propelled guns. The M7 was used primarily by the British via the Lend-Lease program.



Eisenhower with Paratroopers at Battle of Normandy.



British Troops July 1944 Brits bore the brunt of German resistance in hard-fought campaingn.



July, 13, 1944. Normandy. American soldiers with two mine detectors at the foot of an electric pole.



D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

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