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Normandy Campaign, June-Aug 1044: An US Army colonel and a French civilian in port city of Cherbourg during the playing of the American national anthem, 28 Jun 1944.

[Photo] An US Army colonel and a French civilian in Cherbourg during the playing of the American national anthem, 28 Jun 1944

Dya D:Normandy Campaign, June-Aug An US Army colonel and a French civilian in port city of Cherbourg during the playing of the French national anthem, 28 Jun

American Army Engineer task force in Liberia find themselves in a land from which their ancestors came

"Wash day and Pvt. Jack David scrubs out his things on top of a table made from native trees. July 1942 in Liberia (Fred Morgan)

Rosh Hashana 1944: Jewish GIs Pray in Germany as Bombs Burst

On October 1944 American Jewish soldiers were part of the victorious Allied armies that swept into Germany. A group of them, led by a cantor from Manhattan, conducted a special religious service at the city of Aachen. For the first time since the adv

Soldiers from 24th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment scale an obstacle during 'toughening up' training in wintry conditions at Wateringbury in Kent, 20 January 1942.

H Soldiers from Battalion Hampshire Regiment scale an obstacle during 'toughening up' training in wintry conditions at Wateringbury in Kent 20 January 1942

World War II photo showing an American flag marking the way during the Normandy Invasion of France, 1944 – Photo taken by the 9th U.S. Army Air Corps, 6th TAC

World War II photo showing an American flag marking the way during the Normandy Invasion of France, 1944 – Photo taken by the U. This photo moves me .

June-August 1944: The Allies' Normandy Campaign & The Falaise Pocket. Note route of Group 8C: Arromanches > Bayeux > Caumont > Vire / Domfront (intended route - in Blue, before the German counter-attack of 7-8 August.

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June-August The Allies' Normandy Campaign & The Falaise Pocket. Note route of Group Arromanches > Bayeux > Caumont > Vire / Domfront (intended route - in Blue, before the German counter-attack of August.

Allied POWS cheer as an American tank breaks through the barbed wire surrounding the POW camp in Hammelburg, Germany on April 8, 1945.

Allied POWS cheer as an American tank breaks through the barbed wire surrounding the POW camp in Hammelburg, Germany on April Armored Division

Medical Service in the Invasion of Normandy 1944 US Army; D-Day, World War II https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9aQ_p2FPQs #DDay #WWII

Medical Service in the Invasion of Normandy 1944 US Army; D-Day, World War II

"Special Services, Com-Z 5", Normandy, 30 June 1944 (24 days post invasion)

"Special Services, Com-Z Normandy, 30 June 1944 days post invasion) Music in the midst of war--it helped them keep smiling!

Capt. Ezekia Smith, 370th Inf. Regt., 92nd Div., receives treatment at the 317th Collecting Station, for shell fragments in face and shoulders suffered near Querceta, Italy

African-American Capt Ezekia Smith of Regt of US Army Infantry Division being treated at the Collecting Station for shell fragments to the face, Pietrasanta area, Italy, 10 Feb (US National Archives)

With barrage balloons against enemy aircraft flying overhead, a long line of LCts is crossing the English Channel, bringing men and material to the beachheads in France, during the Allied invasion of the Normandy, June 13, 1944. (AP Photo/Irvin Bede)

With barrage balloons against enemy aircraft flying overhead, a long line of LCts is crossing the English Channel, bringing men and material to the beachheads in France, during the Allied invasion of Normandy, June (AP Photo/Irvin Bede)

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These are the heroes who helped end a war." --Ronald Reagan to WWII veterans. Pointe Du Hoc was assaulted by members of the and Ranger Battalions, US Army, June 1944

Breakout And Pursuit : Operation Cobra - United States Army World War Two Movie: The Big Picture | World War II Social Place

WHO-Tube: Breakout And Pursuit : Operation Cobra - United States Army World War Two Movie : The Big Picture

1944. Italy. With the US Army Air Forces. Their eyes are turned upward as they watch returning bombers circle the landing field.

With the US Army Air Forces. Their eyes are turned upward as they watch returning bombers circle the landing field.