D-Day – danke Amerika!


Eisenhower bei den Truppen

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the Day. ‚Full victory-nothing else‘ to paratroopers in England, just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe.“ Moore, June 6, 1944


„Landing on the coast of France under heavy Nazi machine gun fire are these American soldiers, shown just as they left the ramp of a Coast Guard landing boat.“ CPhoM. Robert F. Sargent, June 6, 1944. 26-G-2343.

USS LST-21 unloads British Army tanks and trucks

Coast Guard manned USS LST-21 unloads British Army tanks and trucks onto a „Rhino“ barge during the early hours of the invasion, 6 June 1944. Source: http://www.history.navy.mil/photos

Eisenhower an die Invasionstruppen

D-Day, der Beginn der Landung der Alliierten heute vor 70 Jahren in der Normandie.

D-Day, das Ende der nationalsozialistischen Terrorherrschaft in Deutschland und Europa.

Alle Fotos: NARA, National Archives, Washington

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