Amazing, Historic Images Of Allied Troops Storming The Beaches Of Normandy On D-Day

All photos were taken on June 6, 1944.

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4. Paratroopers give the thumbs-up from inside a glider that will drop them behind enemy lines, graffiti on the side of the glider says "Angels With Dirty Faces."

17. D-Day is codenamed "Operation Neptune" and is the landing component of the overall plan to liberate Normandy from Nazi control, codenamed "Operation Overlord."