B-26 Marauders from the 323rd Bombardment Group, 9th US Air Force fly over France.
Various models of the Sherman tank quayside on the Cherbourg harbor; France - 1944
Pvt. Fred Boone of Kentucky scans the horizon in the direction of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue from Quinéville, France - 15 June 1944
The crew of a Sherman M4 from the 14th Armored Division drive through a wired connection. Note the sandbags as a means of added protection; Rittershoffen, France - March 1945.
Seaman Douglas F. Trewin of the Royal Canadian Navy Beach Commando “W” points out a German sign warning of mines in the Juno sector of the Normandy beachhead - 20 July 1944
Photo by Richard Graham Arless
A German Panther with its crew from the 10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg en route to Normandy - June 1944
James Sundschuh, an MP of the 2nd Infantry Division, reads the inscription on a bell — the only intact remnant of the church after an Allied shelling; Saint-Jean-des-Baisants, France - July 1944
Shortly after the evacuation of the port of Dunkirk, the body of a British soldier drenched in oil is washed ashore at low tide; France - 1940
Wehrmacht horsemen parade past l’Arc de Triomphe following their arrival in the undefended city of Paris - June 1940
Photo by Heinrich Hoffman
Private Sam J. Abbott of the US 1st Army Group maintains his position with a Browning machine gun during the start of the Allied breakthrough of German defensive positions, also known as Operation Cobra, on the Cherbourg Peninsula, France - 27 July 1944
US soldiers attend a Mass at the site of the first temporary cemetery in Vierville-sur-Mer near Omaha Beach; Normandy, France - 10 June 1944
An aerial view of a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 390th Bombardment Group dropping bombs on Bois-Colombes, France - 31 December 1943
US soldiers of the 2nd Armored Division en route to Paris to liberate the city; France - August 1944