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D Day

The Normandy landings on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 was the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history.

160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end, the Allies gained a foothold in Continental Europe.

More than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded, but their sacrifice allowed more than 100,000 Soldiers to begin the slow, hard invasion in Europe, to defeat German troops.
Photograph of American Troops Marching through the Streets of a British Port Town on Their Way to the Docks in Preparation for the Normandy Invasion
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[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After]

[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After]

[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After] - [FRA-5650 and FRA-5651]

Photograph of Infantrymen Pushing through the Hurtgen Forest in Germany

Photograph of Infantrymen Pushing through the Hurtgen Forest in German...

Original caption: With rifles held for quick action, Infantrymen push through the Hurtgen Forest in Germany, Co. E, 110th Inf. Regt., 28th Inf. Division Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph taken from Captured German Film of German Troops Advancing Past Burning American Equipment

Photograph taken from Captured German Film of German Troops Advancing ...

Original caption: "Then WHAM, they hit us. Our line up there in the Ardennes was pretty thin and the Jerries knew it. Old Von Rundstedt massed a lot of stuff behind the lines and let us have it. I'll never f... more

Aerial Photograph of the Landing Operation on the French Coast Showing Three LSTs Stuck in Shallow Water off Shore

Aerial Photograph of the Landing Operation on the French Coast Showing...

Original caption: Aerial view of the landing operation on the French Coast shows three LST's stuck in shallow water a couple of hundred yards off shore. A line of tanks and vehicles scuttles through the heady ... more

Photograph of Paratroopers just before They Took off for the Initial Assault of D-Day

Photograph of Paratroopers just before They Took off for the Initial A...

Original caption: See You in Berlin. Resolute faces of paratroopers just before they took off for the initial assault of D-Day. Paratrooper in foreground has just read Gen. Eisenhower's message of good luck a... more

Photograph taken from a Captured German Film Shows German Infantrymen Knocked-Out and Burning American Vehicles

Photograph taken from a Captured German Film Shows German Infantrymen ...

Original caption: This photograph, taken from a captured Nazi film, was made when the Nazis had the world by the tail and were rolling full speed ahead in the early phase of their Belgium-Luxembourg breakthroug... more

Road to Normandy

Road to Normandy

Original caption: Soldiers coming ashore on a pontoon causeway built by the SeaBees. This causeway was laid down at Omaha Beach during the Normandy Invasion. Publicity and Press Files

D-Day Ferry Ride

D-Day Ferry Ride

Original caption: SeaBee developed and manned "Rhine Ferries", were used extensively for ship to shore movement of men in the turbulent English Channel during the invasion of Normandy. Publicity and Press Files

Photograph of Amphibious Landing Operations at Slapton Beach, Devon, England in Preparation for Invasion of Europe

Photograph of Amphibious Landing Operations at Slapton Beach, Devon, E...

Original caption: Amphibious landing operations at Slapton Beach, Devon, England in preparation for invasion of Europe. General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Original caption: These American troops have loaded their equipment onto an LCT and are waiting the signal for the assault against the Continent. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Original caption: View of an LCT with American troops and equipment loaded aboard awaiting the signal for the assault against the continent. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

AGC-8 Communication Ship, USS Mount Olympus

AGC-8 Communication Ship, USS Mount Olympus

This photograph shows the AGC-8 Communication Ship, the USS Mount Olympus which was built by the Boston Navy yard. The hull of the ship was built by North Carolina Ship Building Company and was completed in Ju... more

Photograph of American Troops Loading into LSIs in Britain for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops Loading into LSIs in Britain for the Nor...

Original caption: American troops load onto LSIs at a port in Britain where barrage balloons have been anchored for protection against strafing and low level bombings. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of American Troops Descending into Barges in a British Port Town as they Prepare for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops Descending into Barges in a British Port...

Original caption: American troops at a British port descend into barges which will take them to troop ships from which they will launch the attack against Hitler’s Fortress Europe. Color Photographs of Sign... more

Photograph of American Troops Marching through the Streets of a British Port Town on Their Way to the Docks in Preparation for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops Marching through the Streets of a Britis...

Original caption: These American troops are marching through the streets of a British port town on their way to the docks where they will be loaded into landing craft for the big assault. Color Photographs of ... more

Photograph of Jeeps Being Driven into the Open Doors of a LCT in Preparation for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of Jeeps Being Driven into the Open Doors of a LCT in Prepa...

Original caption: Jeeps being driven into the open doors of an LCT at a port in Britain in preparation for D-Day. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of Men and Equipment in Landing Craft Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Photograph of Men and Equipment in Landing Craft Preparing for Normand...

Original caption: Men and equipment are massed together in landing craft in preparation for the big assault on the European continent. England. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of Roll Call before D-Day Assault

Photograph of Roll Call before D-Day Assault

Original caption: This is the last roll call for the men before they board landing craft for the big assault on the European continent. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

SS-297 USS Ling

SS-297 USS Ling

This photograph shows the SS-297 USS Ling which was built by the Boston Navy Yard. The hull of the ship was built by North Carolina Ship Building Company and was completed in June of 1944. Administrative Histor... more

Photograph of Landing Craft Approaching Omaha Beach

Photograph of Landing Craft Approaching Omaha Beach

Original caption: Landing craft of all sizes approach Omaha Beach filled with assault troops comprising the first wave to set foot French soil. Normandy. June 6, 1944. Index to Personalities in the U.S. Army... more

Photograph of American Assault Troops

Photograph of American Assault Troops

Original caption: American assault troops of the 3rd Bat., 16th Regt., 1st US Inf. Div., who failed in their attempt to storm across a narrow strip of beach in Collville Sure Mer, Normandy, to the comparative s... more

Photograph of Private William Bonneville Wrapped in a Blanket after an Exhausting Struggle with the Chill Currents of the English Channel

Photograph of Private William Bonneville Wrapped in a Blanket after an...

Original caption: One of More Than 1,100 Rescued by Coast Guard in English Channel- Private William Bonneville, U.S. Army, of Chester, PA, shivering with cold after an exhausting struggle with the chill current... more

American Assault Troops of the 16th Infantry Regiment, Injured While Storming Omaha Beach, Wait by the Chalk Cliffs for Evacuation to a Field Hospital for Further Medical Treatment, Collville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France
Photograph of American Troops during Final Amphibious Maneuvers on the North African coast

Photograph of American Troops during Final Amphibious Maneuvers on the...

Original caption: Invaders Hit the Shore in Invasion Maneuvers- American troops, carrying rifles and light fighting equipment, spring through the surf from Coast Guard-manned landing craft in final amphibious m... more

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 6 June 1944

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 6 June 1944

Situation Maps and Reports

Photograph of American Soldiers Heading towards the French Coast on a U.S. Coast Guard Landing Barge

Photograph of American Soldiers Heading towards the French Coast on a ...

Original caption: Coast Guard Ferries Reinforcements- Grim and determined, these American soldiers head towards the French Coast as the American Flag flies from the stern of their US Coast Guard landing barge a... more

Photograph of American Medics Rendering First Aid to Troops in the Initial Landing on Utah Beach

Photograph of American Medics Rendering First Aid to Troops in the Ini...

Original caption: American Medics render first aid to troops in the initial landing on Utah Beach. Les Dunes de Madeleine, Northern Coast, France. In the background other members of the landing parties dig in... more

Photograph of Royal British Marines during Final Amphibious Maneuvers on the North African Coast

Photograph of Royal British Marines during Final Amphibious Maneuvers ...

Original caption: The Coast Guard Lands the British Marines- Down the ramps, through the surf and up the beach dash Royal British Marines form U.S. Coast Guard-manned landing craft during final amphibious maneu... more

Photograph of American Assault Troops with Full Equipment Moving onto Omaha Beach

Photograph of American Assault Troops with Full Equipment Moving onto ...

Original caption: American assault troops with full equipment move onto Omaha Beach behind heavy material including half-tracks and DUKWS. Smoke in the background is from Naval gunfire supporting the landing. ... more

Photograph of American Soldiers Marching a Group of German Prisoners along a Beachhead in Northern France

Photograph of American Soldiers Marching a Group of German Prisoners a...

Original caption: American soldiers march a group of German prisoners along a beachhead in Northern France after which they will be sent to England. June 6, 1944. Index to Personalities in the U.S. Army Sig... more

Photograph of Reinforcements Flowing Steadily through the Surf and Up the Beaches of France

Photograph of Reinforcements Flowing Steadily through the Surf and Up ...

Original caption: Quiet Follows the Fury on the Beaches- With the bitter Nazi defenders forced back into the interior, reinforcements flow steadily through the surf and up the beaches of France. Barricades of ... more

Photograph of General Dwight D. Eisenhower Giving the Order of the Day

Photograph of General Dwight D. Eisenhower Giving the Order of the Day

Original caption: Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full victory, nothing less" to paratroopers somewhere in England just before they board their planes to take part in the first assault of... more

Photograph of a Mortar Crew Standing Back Just Before Firing into a Nazi Position

Photograph of a Mortar Crew Standing Back Just Before Firing into a Na...

Original caption: A mortar crew stands back just before firing into a Nazi position somewhere along the Normandy Coast, France. June 6, 1944. Index to Personalities in the U.S. Army Signal Corps Photographic... more

Photograph of Men and Assault Vehicles Storming the Beaches of Normandy

Photograph of Men and Assault Vehicles Storming the Beaches of Normand...

Original caption: Men and assault vehicles storm the beaches of Normandy as allied landing craft make a dent in Germany's West Wall on June 6, 1944. As wave after wave of landing craft unload their cargo, men ... more

Photograph of American Assault Troops Moving onto a Beachhead on the Northern Coast of France

Photograph of American Assault Troops Moving onto a Beachhead on the N...

Original caption: Invasion…Carrying full equipment, American assault troops move onto a beachhead on the northern coast of France. Landing craft, in the background, jams the harbor. June 6, 1944. Omaha Beach ... more

Photograph of a Large Group of American Assault Troops

Photograph of a Large Group of American Assault Troops

Original caption: A large group of American assault troops of the 3rd Bat., 16th Inf. Regt., 1st Infantry Div., having gained the comparative safety offered by the chalk cliff at their backs, take a breather be... more

Photograph of Coast Guard Landing Barges Hitting the French Coast with the First Wave of American Troops

Photograph of Coast Guard Landing Barges Hitting the French Coast with...

Original caption: Coast Guard Barges Hit the French Coast- Coast Guard landing barges hit the French Coast with the first wave of American troops under heavy fire from Nazi beach nests. This photo, taken from ... more

Photograph of American Reinforcements Piling from a Coast Guard Landing Barge into the Surf on the French Coast Soldiers Crossing the English Channel aboard a Coast Guard "Elsie" (LCI)

Photograph of American Reinforcements Piling from a Coast Guard Landin...

Original caption: It's Their Turn Now-American reinforcements, eager for their shot at the retreating Nazis in Normandy, pile from a Coast Guard landing barge into the surf on the French coast. Hardened for ba... more

Photograph of the French Invasion Beach Made by a Coast Guard Combat Photographer from a Hillside Cut with the Trenches of the Ousted Nazi Defenders

Photograph of the French Invasion Beach Made by a Coast Guard Combat P...

Original caption: Supplies Pour Ashore for Invaders of France- This striking panorama of the French invasion beach was made by a Coast Guard combat photographer from a hillside cut with the trench (foreground) ... more

Photograph of Stretchers Covering the Decks of a Coast Guard LCT

Photograph of Stretchers Covering the Decks of a Coast Guard LCT

Original caption: Beachheads Come High- Row upon row of stretchers cover the decks of a Coast Guard LCT bringing out wounded invaders from the flaming soil of France. These American and British soldiers fell s... more

Photograph of Soldiers Crouching Behind the Bulwarks of a Coast Guard Landing Barge

Photograph of Soldiers Crouching Behind the Bulwarks of a Coast Guard ...

Original caption: French Coast Dead Ahead- Helmeted Yankee soldiers crouch, tightly packed, behind the bulwarks of a Coast Guard landing barge in the historic sweep across the English Channel to the shores of N... more

Photograph of German Prisoners

Photograph of German Prisoners

Original caption: The Long Road Back…These Germans, until a few moments ago, members of Hitler's fighting forces, trudge along, hands over heads to become prisoners of the "Weak Allies". June 6, 1944. [Utah],... more

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 7 June 1944

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 7 June 1944

Situation Maps and Reports

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 8 June 1944

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 8 June 1944

Situation Maps and Reports

Photograph of an American Medical Officer Bandaging the Hand of an American Soldier

Photograph of an American Medical Officer Bandaging the Hand of an Ame...

Original caption: Just the Same. He Made It…An American medical officer bandages the hand of an American soldier who was injured while trying to land on a beachhead on the northern coast of France. The marks ... more

Photograph of Men and Equipment Scattered about a Command Post on Red Beach, France

Photograph of Men and Equipment Scattered about a Command Post on Red ...

Original caption: Men and equipment scattered about a command post on Red Beach, France. Some G.I. would not part with his English Racer, so he brought it over (note right hand corner). 8 June 1944. Red Beac... more

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 9 June 1944

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 9 June 1944

Situation Maps and Reports

Photograph of American Troops in the Yard of a Farmhouse They Have Just Cleared of German Snipers

Photograph of American Troops in the Yard of a Farmhouse They Have Jus...

Original caption: Allied Invasion of France…In the yard of a farmhouse they have just cleared of German snipers, American troops plan their attack of the next objective on the road to victory, on a beachhead of... more

Photograph of American Gun Battery of an Anti-aircraft Unit Going into Action on Omaha Beachhead, near Vierville Sur-mer, France

Photograph of American Gun Battery of an Anti-aircraft Unit Going into...

Original caption: Allied Invasion of France…This American Gun Battery of an antiaircraft unit goes into action on Omaha Beachhead, near Vierville Sur-mer, France. The pile of empty shell cases is mute testimon... more

A Platoon of Negro Troops Surrounds a Farm House in a Town in France, as They Prepare to Eliminate a German Sniper Holding up an Advance, Omaha Beachhead, near Vierville-sur-Mer, France
Five Soldiers of the 413th AAA Gun Battalion Near Omaha Beach

Five Soldiers of the 413th AAA Gun Battalion Near Omaha Beach

Photographs of American Military Activities

DD-623 USS Nelson Torpedo Damage

DD-623 USS Nelson Torpedo Damage

This photograph shows the battle damage to the DD-623 USS Nelson after being torpedoed in the stern. The ship was repaired by Boston Navy Yard and returned to fleet in November 1944. Administrative History of t... more

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 15 June 1944

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 15 June 1944

Situation Maps and Reports

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 19 June 1944

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 19 June 1944

Situation Maps and Reports

A D-8 Caterpillar Pulling a Small D-4 Out of Mud at Mile 52 Along the Ledo Road During Maintenance Work
Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 22 July 1944

Situation Map for 2400 Hrs 22 July 1944

Situation Maps and Reports

Photograph of Infantrymen Moving into the Town of Percy, France

Photograph of Infantrymen Moving into the Town of Percy, France

Original caption: Still a bit leery of German snipers and mortar fire, these infantrymen move into the town of Percy, Normandy. France, 8/2/44. Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph of a BAR Gunner Entering a Building Suspected of Housing Snipers in Percy, France

Photograph of a BAR Gunner Entering a Building Suspected of Housing Sn...

Original caption: As two infantrymen station themselves near the door, a BAR gunner enters a building in Percy, France, suspected of housing snipers, 8/2/44. 109th Regt., 28th Division Photographs of American M... more

Photograph of Tanks and Infantrymen Moving into Bonneville, France

Photograph of Tanks and Infantrymen Moving into Bonneville, France

Original caption: Bonneville, France. Tanks and Infantrymen move into Bonneville in their drive into the interior of the country. 110th Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. 8/23/44. Photographs of American Militar... more

With Smoke From Blasted German Armor Filling the Sky, These American Troops Move on Toward Fontainebleau Enroute to Paris, France
General Eisenhower with General Pierre Kœnig and Lt. Gen. Omar Bradley at the Arc de Triomphe

General Eisenhower with General Pierre Kœnig and Lt. Gen. Omar Bradley...

Original caption: Standing in front of the famous Arc De Triomphe in Paris, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, left, Supreme Allied Expeditionary Force Commander, addresses cheering Frenchmen. To his left, Gen. Jos... more

American Armor Fans Out Near Gelin, Belgium to Blast at Trapped German Infantry
Photograph of Infantrymen Passing through Witte, Luxemburg

Photograph of Infantrymen Passing through Witte, Luxemburg

Original caption: In pursuit of the rapidly retreating Germans, infantrymen of the 2nd Infantry Battalion, 109th Regiment, 28th Division, pass through Witte, Luxemburg, 9/10/44. Photographs of American Military... more

Photograph of Private Eugene V. Webber Handing a Little Girl a Stick of Chewing Gum in the Town of Asselbourn, Luxemburg

Photograph of Private Eugene V. Webber Handing a Little Girl a Stick o...

Original caption: Pvt. Eugene V. Webber, left, of San Leandre, Calif., a member of the 2nd Battalion, 110th Regiment, 28th Division, hands a little girl a stick of chewing gum in the town of Asselbourn, Luxembu... more

Photograph of Infantrymen Crossing a Belgian Farm near the Town of Habay-LA-Neuve

Photograph of Infantrymen Crossing a Belgian Farm near the Town of Hab...

Original caption: U.S. Infantrymen push their way across flat Belgian Farms near the town of Habay-La-Neuve, 9/12/44. 28th Division Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph of American Infantrymen Racing across an Open Field to Reach a German Pillbox

Photograph of American Infantrymen Racing across an Open Field to Reac...

Original caption: American Infantrymen race across an open field to reach a German pillbox, on the of the German Siegfried line defenses, Eisenboen, Germany, 10/9/44 (28th Infantry Division) Photographs of Amer... more

Photograph of Major General Norman Cota Greeting General George C. Marshall

Photograph of Major General Norman Cota Greeting General George C. Mar...

Original caption: Maj. Gen. Norman D. Cota greets General George C. Marshall, U.S. Chief of Staff, on Gen. Marshall's arrival at a headquarters in Belgium, 10/22/44. 28th Division, Elsenborn, Belgium Photograph... more

Photograph taken from a Captured German Film Showing a Nazi Soldier beside a Disabled American Half-Track

Photograph taken from a Captured German Film Showing a Nazi Soldier be...

Original caption: This photo from a captured German film shows a Nazi soldier beside a disabled American half-track signaling his unit to advance during the counter-attack the Germans launched in the Belgian se... more

Photograph of Infantrymen in Bastogne, Belgium

Photograph of Infantrymen in Bastogne, Belgium

Original caption: Bastogne, Belgium-Weary infantrymen of the 110th Regt., 28th Div., US 1st Army following the German breakthrough in that area. The enemy overran their battalion. (L-R) Pvt. Adam H. Davis and... more

Photograph of American Soldiers from the 28th Division Band and Quartermaster Company Who Stayed and Fought Germans in Wilts, Belgium

Photograph of American Soldiers from the 28th Division Band and Quarte...

Original caption: These American soldiers from the 28th Division Band and Quartermaster Company, stayed and fought Germans in Wilts, Belgium, until their ammunition was exhausted. Shown at Bastogne, Belgium. 12... more

Photograph of Men of the 82nd Airborne Division

Photograph of Men of the 82nd Airborne Division

Original caption: Men of the 82nd Airborne Division move up a road through heavy fog, somewhere in Belgium. (2nd Bn., 325th Glider Reg't.) 12/20/44. Near Werbormont, Belgium. Photographs of America... more

Photograph of an Infantryman Going Out on a One-Man Sortie

Photograph of an Infantryman Going Out on a One-Man Sortie

Original caption: Infantryman goes out on a one-man sortie, covered by a buddy in the background. 82nd Airborne Div., Belgium. Dec. 24, 1944 Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph of Members of the 101st Airborne Division as they Walk Past Dead Comrades

Photograph of Members of the 101st Airborne Division as they Walk Past...

Original caption: Members of the 101st Airborne Division walk past dead comrades, killed during the Christmas Eve bombing of Bastogne, Belgium, the town in which this division was besieged for ten days. This p... more

Photograph of Bomb Damage in Bastogne, Belgium

Photograph of Bomb Damage in Bastogne, Belgium

Original caption: Bomb damage, the result of a German ten-day siege of the 101st Airborne Division in Bastogne, Belgium. 12/26/44. Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph of an American Ambulance Waiting outside of a Bombed Building in Bastogne, Belgium

Photograph of an American Ambulance Waiting outside of a Bombed Buildi...

Original caption: American ambulance waits outside of a bombed building in Bastogne, Belgium, while a searcher looks for persons injured during the ten-day defense by 101st Airborne Div. 12/26/[44] ... more

Photograph of Private First Class Margerum Walking through a Forest in Belgium

Photograph of Private First Class Margerum Walking through a Forest in...

Original caption: Pfc. Margerum, Philadelphia Pa., walks the road through a peaceful forest in Belgium, as he returns from the front lines. Bastogne area, 12/27/44 Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph of Signs Left behind by U.S. Troops Occupying the Belgian Town of Malmedy before it was Retaken by Germans

Photograph of Signs Left behind by U.S. Troops Occupying the Belgian T...

Original caption: These signs were left behind by U.S. Troops occupying the Belgian town of Malmedy before it was retaken by Germans in the counteroffensive. 12/28/44 Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph of American Troops Pausing for a Rest

Photograph of American Troops Pausing for a Rest

Original caption: En route to front lines, beyond Malmedy, Belgium, American Infantrymen pause to rest. Left to right, Sgt. Lyle Greene, Rochester Minnesota, S/Sgt. Joseph DeMott, Greenwood, Ind., and Pfc. Fre... more

Photograph of Infantrymen in Beffe, Belgium

Photograph of Infantrymen in Beffe, Belgium

Infantrymen move along a road through Beffe, Belgium, which was hit by Nazi mortars. The jeep at right was hit by shell. Belgium. 1/5/45. 290th Regt. 75th Div. Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph of Frenchmen Greeting Convoys of the 28th Infantry Division

Photograph of Frenchmen Greeting Convoys of the 28th Infantry Division

Original caption: Happy crowds of Frenchmen greet convoys of the 28th Infantry Division going through the city of Colmar, France, after its liberation. 2/3/45. Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph of Major General Norman Cota Presenting the Bronze Star Medal to Corporal John H. Reese, Corporal Harry D. McMahan and Tec 5 Ernest Geibel

Photograph of Major General Norman Cota Presenting the Bronze Star Med...

Original caption: Lahr, Germany. Major General D. Cota, CG, 28th Division, U.S. First Army, Presents the Bronze Star Medal to L. to R., Cpl. John H. Reese of Brigham City, Utah; CPL Harry D. McMahan of Federals... more

Photograph of a Tank Destroyer Crew Playing Craps While Awaiting Removal of a Road Block

Photograph of a Tank Destroyer Crew Playing Craps While Awaiting Remov...

Original caption: Awaiting removal of a road block on the road to Eisfeld, Germany, a tank destroyer crew whiles away the time shooting craps. 28th Division, U.S. Third Army, 4/12/45. Photographs of American Mi... more

[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After]

[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After]

[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After] - [FRA-5650 and FRA-5651]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach] - [FRA-3061 through FRA-3063]

[Twentieth Anniversary of the Normandy Landings-June 6, 1964]

[Twentieth Anniversary of the Normandy Landings-June 6, 1964]

[Twentieth Anniversary of the Normandy Landings-June 6, 1964] - [FRA-8692 through FRA-8697]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach] - [FRA-3061 through FRA-3063]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach]

[War Wrecks Litter Normandy Beach] - [FRA-3061 through FRA-3063]

Artwork: "Stuka Mechanics at Work - Northern France" Artist: J. Thiel

Artwork: "Stuka Mechanics at Work - Northern France" Artist: J. Thiel

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "Wreckage of a British Glider - Normandy" Artist: Schroeder-Brandstadt

Artwork: "Wreckage of a British Glider - Normandy" Artist: Schroeder-B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "An LST Grounded on Omaha Beach", Normandy, France, 1944, ink, 7-1/4" X 10". Artist: Manuel Bromberg. Catalog Number: D.4.234.46. US Army Art Collection

Artwork: "An LST Grounded on Omaha Beach", Normandy, France, 1944, ink...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "Return to Normandy". Artist: James Elyea, US Air Force Art Collection

Artwork: "Return to Normandy". Artist: James Elyea, US Air Force Art C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A color guard participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the American cemetery at Omah Beach on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A color guard participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the American...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 Ronald J. Cavalier Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

President Ronald Reagan and President Francois Mitterrand of France attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the American cemetery at Omaha Beach. The ceremony is part of the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan and President Francois Mitterrand of France at...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 Ronald J. Cavalier Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Visitors examine the Madison Memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Visitors examine the Madison Memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bastogne Country: Belgium (BEL) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 Ronald J. Cavalier Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division receive commemorative key chains from World War II veterans on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division receive commemorative key chain...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saint Mere-Eglise Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 George Izer Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more

The Canadian flag is raised at Omaha Beach during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

The Canadian flag is raised at Omaha Beach during a ceremony commemora...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 George Izer Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Navy sea-air-land (SEAL) team members parachute from helicopters during a reenactment of General MacArthur's landing at Red Beach on October 20, 1944

Navy sea-air-land (SEAL) team members parachute from helicopters durin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Leyte Island Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Marvin D. Lynchard Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

Artwork: "Pvt. Floyd Willaby - En route to Combat," Pacific, July, 1944- Artist: Robert Benney

Artwork: "Pvt. Floyd Willaby - En route to Combat," Pacific, July, 194...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "T/4 Mike Zagmeister - En route to Combat," July 1944- Artist: Robert Benney

Artwork: "T/4 Mike Zagmeister - En route to Combat," July 1944- Artist...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a portion of the Normandy American Cemetery. The cemetery overlooks Omaha Beach, one of the beaches used by Allied forces for the invasion of France during World War II

A view of a portion of the Normandy American Cemetery. The cemetery ov...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Perry Heimer Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files