D-Day: The Invasion at Normandy Beach. The English Channel. Southern England. 1 million Americans transported by Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary American Soldiers had little trouble getting along with locals
Soldiers in mess line in one of the marshaling camps in southern England
A paratrooper boards an airplane that will drop him over the coast of Normandy for the Allied Invasion of Europe, D-Day, June 6, 1944. Soldiers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions parachuted behind enemy lines during the night, while fellow Soldiers assaulted Normandy beaches at dawn
-A Coast Guard coxswain describes his first trip to Omaha Beach.