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June 6, 2011 / jmeuropeana

D-day

On the 6th of June –

In 1944 D-Day, the invasion on the beaches of Normandy marked the beginning of the decisive push towards Berlin and the end of WWII.

An eye-witness account of one of the crewman of the ships that were involved:
The D-Day landings

D-day in Normandie, 1944

Here is a 1954 French newsreel about the 10-year anniversary of the event:
10EME ANNIVERSAIRE DU DEBARQUEMENT

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