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picture of the day



On June 12, 1944, a U.S. Army Jeep (nicknamed ‘Dam Yankee’) is towed ashore on a Normandy beach after the D-Day invasion.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives

picture of the day



On August 2, 1944, a French ArmySherman‘ tank lands on a Normandy beach from USS LST-517 during the European Campaign during World War II.

Photo: U.S. Army Signal Corps

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