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Friday, June 06, 2014

70 years ago American troops landed on Omaha Beach, 6-6-44

WWII - The D-Day Landings, 70 Years On

The 2nd Battalion U.S. Army Rangers, tasked with capturing the German heavy coastal defense battery at Pointe du Hoc to the west of the D-Day landing zone of Omaha Beach, march to their landing craft in Weymouth, England, on June 5, 1944 in this handout photo provided by the US National Archives. (REUTERS/US National Archives)

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