On June 6, a dwindling group of D-Day veterans and dignitaries from around the world are commemorating the 75th anniversary of the invasion that marked the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany in World War II. Here's a look back at images from the Allied invasion on the shores of France on June 6, 1944:
As featured on
POINTE DU HOC, France - Seventy-five years ago Thursday, a battalion of elite U.S. Army Rangers scaled the 100-foot promontory overlooking Omaha Beach, with nothing more than ropes and rickety ladders. As enemy gunfire and grenades rained down, picking them off as they climbed, the Rangers secured the strategic high ground and silence a small battery of long-range German guns that had been moved inland.
“I am just blown away with the families’ willingness to share these treasures.”
Latest Local Offers
Acorn Stairlifts & Liftkar Lifts ADL-Advances for Daily Living Sales, Service, Install. New or used rentals. Buy back your Acorn Lift. Will Service other Brands. 540-353-5869
LOT CLEARING & TREE WORK, & STORM DAMAGE. Bushhog, & Stump grinding, Repair holes & Seeding. REASONABLE RATES. INSUR. 540-520-5378, 540-992-4119