African-American US Marines awaiting orders shortly after landing on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 16 Jun 1944An F6F-3 Hellcat of Fighting Squadron 1, the “High Hatters,” sustains a catastrophic failure while landing aboard the carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class) north of the Marianas, 16 Jun 1944.British warships surrounding the motor launch carrying King George VI, off Normandy, France, 16 Jun 1944Finnish troops on the VT defensive line, Finland, 16 Jun 1944
African-American US Marines awaiting orders shortly after landing on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 16 Jun 1944An F6F-3 Hellcat of Fighting Squadron 1, the “High Hatters,” sustains a catastrophic failure while landing aboard the carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class) north of the Marianas, 16 Jun 1944.British warships surrounding the motor launch carrying King George VI, off Normandy, France, 16 Jun 1944Finnish troops on the VT defensive line, Finland, 16 Jun 1944
Floating causeway of the Mulberry artificial harbor off Omaha Beach, Normandy, 16 Jun 1944, with a half-track rolling toward the shoreFollowing a presentation of medals, Royal Navy Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, King George VI of the United Kingdom, and General Bernard Montgomery pause briefly, 16 Jun 1944, Château de Cruelly, France.General Bernard Montgomery and King George VI of the United Kingdom as the king came ashore at Graye-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, 16 Jun 1944.General Sir Miles Dempsey, King George VI of the United Kingdom, and General Bernard Montgomery at Montgomery’s headquarters at Château de Cruelly, Normandy, France, 16 Jun 1944.
Floating causeway of the Mulberry artificial harbor off Omaha Beach, Normandy, 16 Jun 1944, with a half-track rolling toward the shoreFollowing a presentation of medals, Royal Navy Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, King George VI of the United Kingdom, and General Bernard Montgomery pause briefly, 16 Jun 1944, Château de Cruelly, France.General Bernard Montgomery and King George VI of the United Kingdom as the king came ashore at Graye-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, 16 Jun 1944.General Sir Miles Dempsey, King George VI of the United Kingdom, and General Bernard Montgomery at Montgomery’s headquarters at Château de Cruelly, Normandy, France, 16 Jun 1944.
Military vehicles move ashore from Mulberry Artificial Harbor A, across a pontoon bridge, to Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, June 16 1944 (D+10). Visible are M3 Halftracks, an M8 Greyhound, and AFKWX 2½-ton Trucks.Sergeant V. R. Francis of 19th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery with a captured German Panzerschreck weapon and 88mm ammunition, France, 16 Jun 1944US Army vehicles came ashore on one of the floating causeways of the Mulberry artificial harbor off Omaha Beach, Normandy, 16 Jun 1944Victor Matthys at the SS-Junkerschule officer school at Bad Tölz, Germany, 16 Jun 1944
Military vehicles move ashore from Mulberry Artificial Harbor A, across a pontoon bridge, to Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, June 16 1944 (D+10). Visible are M3 Halftracks, an M8 Greyhound, and AFKWX 2½-ton Trucks.Sergeant V. R. Francis of 19th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery with a captured German Panzerschreck weapon and 88mm ammunition, France, 16 Jun 1944US Army vehicles came ashore on one of the floating causeways of the Mulberry artificial harbor off Omaha Beach, Normandy, 16 Jun 1944Victor Matthys at the SS-Junkerschule officer school at Bad Tölz, Germany, 16 Jun 1944


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