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Slideshow: Remembering D-Day - June 6, 1944

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Sight of a low-flying Allied plane sends Nazi soldiers rushing for shelter on a beach in France, before D-Day June 1944. Their fears were premature; the fliers were taking photos of German coastal barriers in preparation for the invasion, which took place June 6. (AP Photo)
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Lieut. Commander D.W. Pifers, D.S.C., R.C.N., of Halifax, commanding Officer of H.M.C.S. 'Algonquin,' one of Canada's newest most powerful destroyers, briefs his ship's company, while on route to the invasion beachhead in 1944. (AP Photo)
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Charles Parker, right with back to camera, stands atop a transport craft for shuttling troops to larger ships for crossing the English Channel in preparation for D-Day in this June,1944 photo. (AP Photo/St. Paul Pioneer Press, Courtesy Charles Parker, HO)
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Somewhere in England, these U.S. Army specialists, quartermaster corpsmen, use amphibious 'Ducks' to unload a bargeload of gasoline cans, May 3, 1944, during drills for the western European invasion. One "Duck" is alongside the water at upper left and a third is on beach at upper right. (AP Photo)
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American assault troops move onto a beachhead during the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France on the beach of Normandy, June 7, 1944, during World War II. The harbor is filled with numerous other landing craft awaiting orders. (AP Photo)
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Men of a U.S. tank division line up their General Sherman (M-4) tanks on a range in England May 9, 1944 to get in a round of firing practice with their 75mm. guns, preparations for D-Day reach their climax. (AP Photo/HH)
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Long row of shiny new Flying Fortresses, part of huge reserves being built up in the United Kingdom for D-Day, stands by to be flown to combat units as replacements, May 25, 1944. (AP Photo)
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U.S. infantrymen wade through the surf as they land at Normandy in the days following the Allies' June 1944, D-Day invasion of occupied France. An allied ship loaded with supplies and reinforcements waits on the horizon. (AP Photo/Bert Brandt)
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British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, left, reviews American troops at a base in England on the eve of D-Day, June 1944, during World War II. The initials AAAO on the steel helmets with a line across the As stands for "Anywhere, Anytime, Anyhow, Bar Nothing." The identification shoulder patches of the G.I.s are blotted out by the censor. (AP Photo)
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A tribute to an unknown American soldier, who lost his life fighting in the landing operations of the Allied Forces, marks the sand of Normandy's shore, in June 1944. (AP Photo)
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U.S. Army medical personnel administer a plasma transfusion to a wounded comrade, who survived when his landing craft went down off the coast of Normandy, France, in the early days of the Allied landing operations in June 1944. (AP Photo)
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U.S. reinforcements wade through the surf from a landing craft in the days following D-Day and the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France at Normandy in June 1944 during World War II. (AP Photo/Bert Brandt)
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In this June 1944 file photo, U.S. reinforcements wade through the surf as they land at Normandy in the days following the Allies' June 1944, D-Day invasion of France. (AP Photo/Peter Carroll)
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U.S. serviceman attend a Protestant service aboard a landing craft before the D-Day invasion on the coast of France, June 5, 1944. (AP Photo/Pete Carroll)
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American troops embarking in landing craft at a British port on June 6, 1944. (AP Photo)
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General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full victory - nothing else," to paratroopers somewhere in England, just before they boarded their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe, June 6, 1944. (AP Photo/U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo)
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Ducks (amphibious trucks) and a half-track follow foot troops ashore during the World War II opening invasion of France on a 100-mile front along the Normandy coast by Allied forces on June 6, 1944. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)
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American paratroopers, heavily armed, sit inside a military plane as they soar over the English Channel en route to the Normandy French coast for the Allied D-Day invasion of the German stronghold during World War II, June 6, 1944. (AP Photo)
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Sitting in the cover of their foxholes, American soldiers of the Allied Expeditionary Force secure a beachhead during initial landing operations at Normandy, France, June 6, 1944. In the background amphibious tanks and other equipment crowd the beach, while landing craft bring more troops and material ashore. (AP Photo/Weston Haynes)
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While under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, these American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, June 6, 1944, during the Allied landing operations at the Normandy. (AP Photo)
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This is the scene censors viewed as the two-millionth foot of motion picture film reviewed since D-Day reached the screen at SHAEF film censorship theater and showed U.S. Gen, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, talking with men of the American Divison D-Day, June 6,1944. (AP Photo)
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In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a U.S. Coast Guard landing barge, tightly packed with helmeted soldiers, approaches the shore at Normandy, France, during initial Allied landing operations, June 6, 1944. These barges ride back and forth across the English Channel, bringing wave after wave of reinforcement troops to the Allied beachheads. (AP Photo)
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After landing at the shore, these British troops wait for the signal to move forward, during the initial Allied landing operations in Normandy, France, June 6, 1944. (AP Photo)
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Some of the first assault troops to hit the Normandy, France beachhead take cover behind enemy obstacles to fire on German forces as others follow the first tanks plunging through the water towards the German-held shore during World War II. (AP Photo)
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Men, barges, landing craft and assault vehicles storm ashore on a beach in France on D-Day on June 6, 1944. The Allied forces in action during the invasion of the European continent. (AP Photo)
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U.S. assault troops, laden with equipment, wade through the surf to a Normandy beach from landing craft in June 1944 to support those who had gone before in the D-Day assault. (AP Photo)
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Members of the French Resistance, the underground civilian movement organized to fight German occupation, carry French and British flags as they collect medical supplies for villages to the south after the British liberation of Caen, July 27, 1944. The Allies had hoped to take Caen on D-Day, but tough resistance made that impossible until late July. (AP Photo)
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One year after the D-Day landings in Normandy, German prisoners landscape the first U.S. cemetery at Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France, near 'Omaha' Beach, May 28, 1945. (AP Photo/Peter J. Carroll)