Picture Of The Day

Members of an American landing party drag men to shore after their landing craft was sunk by Nazi shelling off the coast of France on D-Day. The survivors reached Utah Beach, near Cherbourg, using a lift raft. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the D-Day operation began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe from Nazi control, and laid the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front

WNU Editor: The above picture is form this photo-gallery .... The heroes of D-Day in colour: The actions of brave Allied troops who fought their way on to the beaches of Normandy are illustrated as never before (Daily Mail).

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