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American soldiers crouching behind the bulkhead of a barge get ready to land for the Normandy Invasion in June of Infantry Division

Normandy veteran Frank Rosier. FRANK ROSIER, 88 Also only aged 18 at the time, Frank Rosier was a private serving in 2nd Bn. Landed 2nd wave on Gold Beach,  D-Day. His unit, part of 56th Independent Brigade, which was attached to 50th Division for D-Day (and was later attached to 7th Armoured Division) was tasked with taking Bayeux. He served in the intensive infantry fighting during the Battle of Normandy, and after nearly three months he was wounded by a mortar losing his eye near Le…

In pictures: Veterans recall their roles in the D-Day landings

Normandy veteran Frank Rosier. FRANK ROSIER, 88 Also only aged 18 at the time, Frank Rosier was a private serving in 2nd Bn. Landed 2nd wave on Gold Beach, D-Day. His unit, part of 56th Independent Brigade, which was attached to 50th Division for D-Day (and was later attached to 7th Armoured Division) was tasked with taking Bayeux. He served in the intensive infantry fighting during the Battle of Normandy, and after nearly three months he was wounded by a mortar losing his eye near Le…

Normandy 1944

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov: “U. nurses walk along a beach in Normandy, France on July after they had waded through the surf from their landing craft. They are on their way to field hospitals to care for the wounded allied soldiers.

German medic in early-WWI gas mask The first “masks” to protect against the deadly gasses such as chlorine (as they could actual...

German medic in early-WWI gas mask The first “masks” to protect against the deadly gasses such as chlorine (as they could actually result in fatalities, unlike the earliest gasses, which were only.

German soldiers platoon

German squad in a ruined building preparing to advance, Stalingrad,

A British soldier from 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry fires his Bren gun from a ruined house near Bayeux, 1944.

A British soldier from 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry fires his Bren gun from a ruined house near Bayeux, 1944.

Canadian infantrymen at the liberation of Caen, 1944.

Tommies commandeer a German machine gun during battle for Caen in 1944

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Eté 1944 - la sainte messe célébrée en Normandie après le débarquement des Alliés

Church services in dappled sunlight, France, - 21 Amazing D-Day Color Photos, Normandy,France 1944

American soldiers watch U. Army jeeps drive through the ruins of Saint-Lô, the town was almost totally destroyed by Allied bombers when they attacked German troops stationed there during Operation Overlord in June 1944

D. Antônio Gastão, filho da Princesa Isabel, em 1918. Foto de P. Gavelle.

D. Antônio Gastão, filho da Princesa Isabel, em 1918. Foto de P. Gavelle.

Wehrmacht soldier jumping over onto a railway platform during the Battle of Smolensk, 1941. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Wehrmacht soldier jumping over onto a railway platform during the Battle of Smolensk, 1941. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Démouville 1944

British Troops Advance through Ruins of Demeuville Normandy 1944

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

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

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

Ghosts of war - France; new flags | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

“A group of civilians and GI’s in front of the notary office of Trévières Street Octave Mirbeau. The entrance is decorated with French and allied flags.

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