D-Day Remembrance

Airborne Landings
Airborne Landings
Parachutes fill the sky after the 12th Air Force Troop Carrier Air Division C-47s drop Allied soldiers and supplies over the beachhead between Marseilles and Nice, during the Allied Invasion of France. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Destroying Tank
Destroying Tank
A German tank is knocked out by a bazooka during the Allied invasion of Normandy. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Getty Images)
Single File Paras
Single File Paras
US paratroopers, carrying full equipment, walk in single file to board their transport - a DC-3 Dakota - for the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Reinforcements
Reinforcements
Paratroopers give the thumbs-up signal, before leaving in a glider to drop on Normandy as reinforcements to the invasion forces. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Invasion Forces
Invasion Forces
General Dwight D Eisenhower (1890 - 1969), and the English commander Bernard L Montgomery (1887 - 1976), during Allied infantry and tank manoeuvres in England. Eisenhower was later elected the 34th President of the United States. (Photo by Horace Abrahams/Getty Images)
Invasion Troops
Invasion Troops
6th June 1944: American soldiers on an invasion craft during the D-Day landings. (Photo by PNA Rota/Getty Images)
American Dead
American Dead
June 1944: The bodies of American soldiers lie on the ground in Normandy, France, awaiting burial, following the D-Day Allied invasion. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Liberators
Liberators
1st June 1944: Consolidated B24L Liberators of the 832nd Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group, US 8th Air Force, flying from their base at Sudbury, England, pass over the Normandy invasion fleet sailing in the channel. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Rouen In Flames
Rouen In Flames
1940: The city of Rouen is envoloped by smoke and fire during the German invasion of World War II. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Official Handshake
Official Handshake
Future British Prime Minsiter Anthony Eden (1897 - 1977) shakes hands with American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882 - 1945) after planning the Normandy invasion at the Quebec Conference, August 1943. Princess Alice the Countess of Athlone (1883 - 1981), Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), Canadian prime minister Mackenzie King (1847-1950), English diplomat Alexander Cadogan (1884 -1968) and Irish journalist and Minister for Information Brendan Bracken (1901 - 1958) are also present. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Dwight Eisenhower & Arthur Tedder
Dwight Eisenhower & Arthur Tedder
American General Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969) and Air Marshal Arthur Tedder (1890 - 1967), in front of a Sherman tank during tank and infantry demonstrations and invasion force manoeuvres, February 26, 1944. Eisenhower was later elected the 34th President of the United States. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Normandy Invasion
Normandy Invasion
General Omar Nelson Bradley (1893 - 1981) aboard the US Flag Ship 'Augusta,' a cruiser, preparing to lead the invasion of Normandy, June 1945. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Housing Estate
Housing Estate
15th January 1948: Workmen make progress on a Croydon housing estate, where 14 semi-detached houses are almost complete, with a further 8 under construction. The construction firm designed and built portions of the famous Mulberry Harbours used in the Normandy invasion. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
All Aboard
All Aboard
6th June 1944: Members of a US combat engineer unit marching aboard an LST or Landing Ship-Tank at an English port, ready for the invasion of Europe. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Careful Advance
Careful Advance
8th June 1944: American paratroopers moving cautiously through a churchyard at St Marcouf, after successfully landing in France, during the Allied invasion. (Photo by Werner/Keystone/Getty Images)
France
France
7th June 1944: A landing craft approaching the Northern Coast of France with American soldiers on board ready to join the fighting during the Allied invasion of France. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
On Their Way
On Their Way
6th June 1944: A line of American Paratroopers with full equipment filing along to their Douglas C 47 transports ready for the Invasion. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
No Time To Paddle
No Time To Paddle
6th June 1944: US Assault Troops seen here landing on Omaha beach during the Invasion of Normandy. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Landing Craft
Landing Craft
6th June 1944: US soldiers in full battle-dress boarding an LCVP or Landing Craft Vehicle-Personnel, ready for the Invasion of Europe. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Injured Soldiers
Injured Soldiers
6th June 1944: American troops helping their injured friends from a dinghy after the landing ship they were on was hit by enemy fire during the Allied invasion of France on D-Day. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
US Generals
US Generals
The victory meeting of American Generals at General Bradley's headquarters. In the group are General George Patton, (1885 - 1945), (second from left), head of the 3rd Army, (1944 - 1945), General Dwight Eisenhower, (1890 - 1969), (fifth from left, front), and General Omar Bradley, (1893 - 1981), commander of the US forces at the Normandy invasion (second from right, front), May 11, 1945. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Unloading A Tank
Unloading A Tank
1943: A Valentine tank climbs the beach after leaving the landing craft during an invasion exercise in the run-up to D-Day. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
B-24 Liberator
B-24 Liberator
1944: A B-24 Liberator flying over the invasion Armada, heading towards the French coast. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Troops In England
Troops In England
1944: US tanks and armoured vehicles in a street in the south of the country during invasion preparations. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Infantry Advances
Infantry Advances
9th August 1944: US infantrymen make their way past a wrecked German truck on the way to Avranches during the Allied invasion of Normandy. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Cleaning Ships
Cleaning Ships
22nd April 1947: Workman Arthur Finch burns away the layer of rust that has accumulated on the deck of an old Thames barge. This and many other boats were converted into landing craft for the Normandy invasion by concreting their hulls, and are now being restored to their former use - transporting merchandise in the Port of London - at Barking Town Quay. (Photo by Edward G. Malindine/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Normandy Delivery
Normandy Delivery
6th June 1944: Bombs are unloaded from a Norwegian merchant ship onto an American amphibious landing craft during the Invasion of Normandy by allied forces. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Expeditionary Force
Expeditionary Force
14th June 1944: Members of the Allied Invasion Force keeping watch from fox holes dug in the beachhead, while fresh troops and equipment continue to be landed. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Omaha Memorial
Omaha Memorial
circa 1945: D-Day landing memorial to the 6th Engineer Special Brigade, who fought and died at Omaha Beach, France during the Allied invasion. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)
Soldiers In Cherbourg
Soldiers In Cherbourg
June 1944: American soldiers in position under a signpost in Cherbourg, during the invasion of Normandy. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)
British troops landed on Normandy beaches (north-w
British troops landed on Normandy beaches (north-w
FRANCE - JUNE 6: British troops landed on Normandy beaches (north-west of France) in Utah Beach, France, to come as reinforcements during the historic D-Day, 09 June 1944, during WW2. British troops aboard landing craft enroute to the beachheads won by allied soldiers in the initial waves in the invasion of Northerne France, lie ready to roll on to the beach with this vas cargo of vehicles, vanguard of thousands to follow. AFP PHOTO STAFF (Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images)
Troops In The Village
Troops In The Village
British Invasion troops waiting for D-Day stocking up on cigarettes at a local village shop, 28th May 1944. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Troops In The Village
Troops In The Village
British Invasion troops waiting for D-Day marching through a village street, 28th May 1944. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Troops In The Village
Troops In The Village
British Invasion troops waiting for D-Day marching through a village street, 28th May 1944. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Erwin Rommel
Erwin Rommel
German military commander Erwin Rommel (1891 - 1944), the new anti-invasion Chief in western Europe, makes a tour of inspection in Normandy during World War II, 1944. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 de la 2e
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 de la 2e
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 de la 2e division blindée du général Leclerc entrant dans Strasbourg pour libérer la capitale alsacienne de l'occupation allemande. Après la Normandie, la Provence et Paris, Strasbourg s'apprête à fêter le 21 novembre 2004, en présence de plusieurs centaines de vétérans et du Premier ministre Jean-Pierre Raffarin, le 60e anniversaire de sa libération, dernière grande étape symbolique des célébrations de la Libération de la France. A file photo taken 23 November 1944 shows armoured personnel carrier of the 2nd armoured division of General Leclerc entering Strasbourg to liberate the Alsacian capital from German occupation. After Normandy, Provence and Paris, Strasbourg will celebrate 21 November 2004 the 60th anniversary of its liberation with hundreds of veterans and French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 à Strasb
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 à Strasb
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 à Strasbourg du général Leclerc faisant le salut militaire, entouré des chars de la 2e division blindée après leur entrée dans la capitale alsacienne qu'ils sont venus libérer de l'occupation allemande. Après la Normandie, la Provence et Paris, Strasbourg s'apprête à fêter le 21 novembre 2004, en présence de plusieurs centaines de vétérans et du Premier ministre Jean-Pierre Raffarin, le 60e anniversaire de sa libération, dernière grande étape symbolique des célébrations de la Libération de la France. A file photo taken 23 November 1944 in Strasbourg shows French General Leclerc (L) saluting, surrounded by tanks of the 2nd armoured division after they entered the city to liberate the Alsacian capital from German occupation. After Normandy, Provence and Paris, Strasbourg will celebrate 21 November 2004 the 60th anniversary of its liberation with hundreds of veterans and French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 des char
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 des char
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 des chars de la 2e division blindée du général Leclerc arrivant sur Strasbourg pour libérer la capitale alsacienne de l'occupation allemande. Après la Normandie, la Provence et Paris, Strasbourg s'apprête à fêter le 21 novembre 2004, en présence de plusieurs centaines de vétérans et du Premier ministre Jean-Pierre Raffarin, le 60e anniversaire de sa libération, dernière grande étape symbolique des célébrations de la Libération de la France. File photo taken 23 November 1944 shows tanks of the 2nd armoured division of General Leclerc entering Strasbourg to liberate the Alsacian capital from German occupation. After Normandy, Provence and Paris, Strasbourg will celebrate 21 November 2004 the 60th anniversary of its liberation with hundreds of veterans and French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
American soldiers in a halftrack roll do
American soldiers in a halftrack roll do
American soldiers in a halftrack roll down a street in Ger, France, in this undated photo taken sometime after the 06 June 1944 D-Day landing on the Normany coast. Following the massive invasion of France, allied forces rolled across the country in their move toward Germany and victory. BLACK AND WHITE ONLY (Photo credit should read FILES/AFP/Getty Images)
Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces,
Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces,
Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Dwight D. Eisenhower (L) shows the strain of his command as he and Britain's Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (R), his deputy commander, confer on the invasion plans of Normandy in an unknown location in June 1944 after Allied forces stormed the Normandy beaches on D-Day. D-Day, 06 June 1944 is still one of the world's most gut-wrenching and consequential battles, as the Allied landing in Normandy led to the liberation of France which marked the turning point in the Western theater of Worl War II. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
(ARCHIVES) - Photo prise le 06 juin 1944
(ARCHIVES) - Photo prise le 06 juin 1944
(ARCHIVES) - Photo prise le 06 juin 1944 en Angleterre, du général américain Dwight D. Eisenhower, commandant pour les opérations du débarquement sur les côtes normandes, donnant des ordres aux parachutistes avant les opérations de débarquement lors de la seconde guerre mondiale. (FILES) - Picture of supreme commander for the 1944 cross-channel invasion of the continental mainland, general Dwight D. Eisenhower giving order of the day to the paratroopers, just before they board their airplane to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe, 06 June 1944, England. (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 des char
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 des char
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 des chars de la 2e division blindée du général Leclerc arrivant sur Strasbourg pour libérer la capitale alsacienne de l'occupation allemande. Après la Normandie, la Provence et Paris, Strasbourg s'apprête à fêter le 21 novembre 2004, en présence de plusieurs centaines de vétérans et du Premier ministre Jean-Pierre Raffarin, le 60e anniversaire de sa libération, dernière grande étape symbolique des célébrations de la Libération de la France. File photo taken 23 November 1944 shows tanks of the 2nd armoured division of General Leclerc entering Strasbourg to liberate the Alsacian capital from German occupation. After Normandy, Provence and Paris, Strasbourg will celebrate 21 November 2004 the 60th anniversary of its liberation with hundreds of veterans and French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 de la 2e
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 de la 2e
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 de la 2e division blindée du général Leclerc entrant dans Strasbourg pour libérer la capitale alsacienne de l'occupation allemande. Après la Normandie, la Provence et Paris, Strasbourg s'apprête à fêter le 21 novembre 2004, en présence de plusieurs centaines de vétérans et du Premier ministre Jean-Pierre Raffarin, le 60e anniversaire de sa libération, dernière grande étape symbolique des célébrations de la Libération de la France. A file photo taken 23 November 1944 shows armoured personnel carrier of the 2nd armoured division of General Leclerc entering Strasbourg to liberate the Alsacian capital from German occupation. After Normandy, Provence and Paris, Strasbourg will celebrate 21 November 2004 the 60th anniversary of its liberation with hundreds of veterans and French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 à Strasb
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 à Strasb
Photo prise le 23 novembre 1944 à Strasbourg du général Leclerc faisant le salut militaire, entouré des chars de la 2e division blindée après leur entrée dans la capitale alsacienne qu'ils sont venus libérer de l'occupation allemande. Après la Normandie, la Provence et Paris, Strasbourg s'apprête à fêter le 21 novembre 2004, en présence de plusieurs centaines de vétérans et du Premier ministre Jean-Pierre Raffarin, le 60e anniversaire de sa libération, dernière grande étape symbolique des célébrations de la Libération de la France. A file photo taken 23 November 1944 in Strasbourg shows French General Leclerc (L) saluting, surrounded by tanks of the 2nd armoured division after they entered the city to liberate the Alsacian capital from German occupation. After Normandy, Provence and Paris, Strasbourg will celebrate 21 November 2004 the 60th anniversary of its liberation with hundreds of veterans and French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Joseph Darnand, head of the pro-Nazi pol
Joseph Darnand, head of the pro-Nazi pol
Joseph Darnand, head of the pro-Nazi police and commander of the Vichy French Milice, attends Philippe Petain (sitting behind right) trial for his collaboration with the occupying forces of the Nazi Germany during World War II, in August 1945 in Paris. After the Normandy Invasion and Allied advance, Joseph Darnand fled but was captured after the war by the Allies in Italy and taken back to France, where he was sentenced to death and executed by firing squad on October 10, 1945 at Fort de Chatillon. (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images)
Hastings Castle
Hastings Castle
Three girls visiting the ruins of Hastings Castle, East Sussex, circa 1935. The castle was built by William of Normandy shortly after the Norman invasion. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Joseph Darnand, head of the pro-Nazi pol
Joseph Darnand, head of the pro-Nazi pol
Joseph Darnand, head of the pro-Nazi police and commander of the Vichy French Milice, his burried in the cemetery of Thiais. After the Normandy Invasion and Allied advance, Joseph Darnand fled but was captured after the war by the Allies in Italy and taken back to France. After his trial on October 3, 1945 for his collaboration with the occupying forces of the Nazi Germany during World War II, he was sentenced to death and executed by firing squad on October 10, 1945 at Fort de Chatillon. (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images)
WW2-EISENHOWER
WW2-EISENHOWER
(ARCHIVES) - Photo prise le 06 juin 1944 en Angleterre, du général américain Dwight D. Eisenhower, commandant pour les opérations du débarquement sur les côtes normandes, donnant des ordres aux parachutistes avant les opérations de débarquement lors de la seconde guerre mondiale. (FILES) - Picture of supreme commander for the 1944 cross-channel invasion of the continental mainland, general Dwight D. Eisenhower giving order of the day to the paratroopers, just before they board their airplane to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe, 06 June 1944, England. (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
Bazooka And Cloud
Bazooka And Cloud
26th July 1944: A cloud of smoke concealing a German tank after two US soldiers fired a bazooka at it during the Allied invasion of Normandy. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)
Invasion Embarkation
Invasion Embarkation
June 1944: A heavy truck pulls a field kitchen up the bow ramp of an LST (Landing Ship-Tank), during invasion embarkation at an English port. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Invasion Of Europe
Invasion Of Europe
6th June 1944: Landing craft protected by barrage balloons make their way over to France. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Invasion Embarkation
Invasion Embarkation
6th June 1944: American soldiers on a landing craft on their way to the Normandy beaches, during the invasion of Europe. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Rhino Ferry
Rhino Ferry
June 1944: This 'Rhino' Ferry is being used to transport reinforcements to the beachheads during the invasion of Normandy. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
German Tank
German Tank
26th July 1944: American soldiers attack a German tank during the invasion of Normandy by the Allied Forces. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)
Landmines
Landmines
June 1944: Engineers of the 531st Engineer Shore Regiment explode a German landmine during the Allied invasion of France. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Seashore Exercise
Seashore Exercise
1940: British soldiers negotiating a barbed wire defence during a seashore invasion exercise. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Landing Barge
Landing Barge
1943: Crouched low in the landing craft with weapons at the ready, these soldiers speed through rough seas to the 'attack', during invasion rehearsals. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Attack Underway
Attack Underway
1943: British troops undertaking invasion exercise using Landing Craft Vehicles in heavy seas. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Prepare To Land
Prepare To Land
1943: Men of the Royal Marines, tucked away in the landing craft, prepare to take part in invasion exercises. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Reaching The Shore
Reaching The Shore
1943: Troops coming ashore during training exercises for the Allied D-Day invasion. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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