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US Army troops drive by the people of Montebourg, Normandy, France, June 1944.  Note M2 Half-Track “Dirty Gertie” and M4 Sherman Duplex-Drive tank with soldiers sitting on the folded skirt frame.US landing ships at Weymouth, Dorset ready to board troops for the Normandy Invasion, May-June 1944. Photo 2 of 3.US Navy Lt Robert F Doyle shaking hands with his wingman, Ens John F Mudge, after their return from a gunfire-spotting and strafing mission over the Normandy beaches, Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, England, UK, Jun 1944.US Navy sailors manning an LCVP in the English Channel, mid June 1944. Note the LCVP’s plywood construction.
US Army troops drive by the people of Montebourg, Normandy, France, June 1944. Note M2 Half-Track “Dirty Gertie” and M4 Sherman Duplex-Drive tank with soldiers sitting on the folded skirt frame.US landing ships at Weymouth, Dorset ready to board troops for the Normandy Invasion, May-June 1944. Photo 2 of 3.US Navy Lt Robert F Doyle shaking hands with his wingman, Ens John F Mudge, after their return from a gunfire-spotting and strafing mission over the Normandy beaches, Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, England, UK, Jun 1944.US Navy sailors manning an LCVP in the English Channel, mid June 1944. Note the LCVP’s plywood construction.
US troops ready to board landing ships at Weymouth, Dorset for the Normandy Invasion, May-June 1944. Photo 3 of 3.A Rhino barge docked with LST-347 in Portland Harbor, Dorset, England, United Kingdom during preparations for the Normandy invasion, 1 Jun 1944.US Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand riflesUS Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand rifles
US troops ready to board landing ships at Weymouth, Dorset for the Normandy Invasion, May-June 1944. Photo 3 of 3.A Rhino barge docked with LST-347 in Portland Harbor, Dorset, England, United Kingdom during preparations for the Normandy invasion, 1 Jun 1944.US Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand riflesUS Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand rifles
US LSTs 284, 380, 382, and 499 loading men, vehicles, and supplies for the upcoming Normandy Invasion in Brixham Harbor, Devon, England, Jun 1 1944. Note wings and fuselage of an Aeronca L-3 Grasshopper observation aircraft on a CCKW truck.US troops preparing to board Horsa gliders for Normandy, France assault, England, United Kingdom, Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2US troops preparing to board Horsa gliders for Normandy, France assault, England, United Kingdom, Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note RAF markings recently painted over with USAAF markingsMajor General R. N. Gale of UK 6th Airborne Division talking to troops of 5th Parachute Brigade, Royal Air Force Harwell, Berkshire, England, UK, 4 or 5 Jun 1944
US LSTs 284, 380, 382, and 499 loading men, vehicles, and supplies for the upcoming Normandy Invasion in Brixham Harbor, Devon, England, Jun 1 1944. Note wings and fuselage of an Aeronca L-3 Grasshopper observation aircraft on a CCKW truck.US troops preparing to board Horsa gliders for Normandy, France assault, England, United Kingdom, Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2US troops preparing to board Horsa gliders for Normandy, France assault, England, United Kingdom, Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note RAF markings recently painted over with USAAF markingsMajor General R. N. Gale of UK 6th Airborne Division talking to troops of 5th Parachute Brigade, Royal Air Force Harwell, Berkshire, England, UK, 4 or 5 Jun 1944
Allied landing ships sailing for the invasion beaches at Normandy, France, 5 Jun 1944British Pathfinders synchronizing their watches in front of an Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle aircraft, 5 Jun 1944Eisenhower speaking to Easy Company men of the 502d PIR of the US 101st Airborne Division, RAF Greenham Common, Newbury England, 5 Jun 1944General Dwight Eisenhower speaking to airborne troops, England, United Kingdom, 5 Jun 1944; note Major General Ray Barker in background
Allied landing ships sailing for the invasion beaches at Normandy, France, 5 Jun 1944British Pathfinders synchronizing their watches in front of an Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle aircraft, 5 Jun 1944Eisenhower speaking to Easy Company men of the 502d PIR of the US 101st Airborne Division, RAF Greenham Common, Newbury England, 5 Jun 1944General Dwight Eisenhower speaking to airborne troops, England, United Kingdom, 5 Jun 1944; note Major General Ray Barker in background
US troops waiting on a pier in England, United Kingdom, 5 Jun 1944A German shell splashed near a LST off Utah Beach, Normandy, 6 Jun 1944A LCVP from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarked troops on a Normandy beach, 6 Jun 1944A-20 Havoc bombers of US 416th Bomb Group attacking German road networks in Normandy, France, 6 Jun 1944
US troops waiting on a pier in England, United Kingdom, 5 Jun 1944A German shell splashed near a LST off Utah Beach, Normandy, 6 Jun 1944A LCVP from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarked troops on a Normandy beach, 6 Jun 1944A-20 Havoc bombers of US 416th Bomb Group attacking German road networks in Normandy, France, 6 Jun 1944

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