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[US National Archives; USAF; Crown Copyright; National Archives of Canada; US Coast Guard]
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Craig Abrahamson said on June 6, 2014
Stunning pictures….I saw a few different ones at this link as well:
Frank Cronin said on June 6, 2014
These fine young men would be or are in their late eighties or nineties. God bless them all.
Bob Bailey said on June 6, 2014
Thanks for these photos. Some so very hard to see thru the tears. May God bless America and can we seek, somehow, to avoid any more of these horrible wars.
bob mack said on June 6, 2014
well done…and those invasion stripes were not put on with brooms
AL HOFFMAN said on June 6, 2014
Very sobering and inspiring at the same time.
Joe Caputo said on June 6, 2014
More very interesting sites:
Wojtek Bulhak said on June 7, 2014
Let me share one of photos:
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Gregor d said on June 7, 2014
Excellent images Martin, thanks for posting/sharing.
Mike Maynard said on June 7, 2014
The second photo is the most iconic, used by many authors writing articles or books concerning D-Day. The photo is of a U. S. Coast Guard LCVP from the Coast Guard attack transport SAMUEL B CHASE. I had the good fortune to speak with one of the boat coxswains from the CHASE a few years ago. They were truly “the greatest generation”, willing to sacrifice the most precious thing we all possess, one’s life, for a just cause. Thank you Martin for posting the photos and for this wonderful modeling site!
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