D-Day Photographs -- June 6, 1944
Courtesy Photos: Emperial War Museum,
Royal Marines Museum & Magnum
Behind her the road is lined with military vehicles.
('The Screaming Eagles'), as they prepare to take off from
Greenham Common Airbase on the evening of 5 June 1944.
and the few tanks which made it ashore at 'Bloody' Omaha,
on the morning of 6 June 1944.
(Bottom photo:) Marines of the morning of the Special Service Brigade landing
at St. Aubin-sur-Mer, 6 June 1944.