The invasion of Normandy, France, known as D-Day, was June 6, 1944.
Pfc. Jerry Casillo, of Buffalo, N.Y., cleans his rifle during a rare moment of rest while his fellow soldiers catch some sleep, on a beachhead at Normandy, France, during the Allied invasion, on June 15, 1944. His comrade on the right is Pfc. Rohde of Elmira, New York. (AP Photo)