Coming ashore from their landing craft, these American soldiers take a short rest in the protection of a chalk cliff before they enter the battle on the advance toward inland, during the Allied invasion of Normandy, France, June 12, 1944. (AP Photo)
Gallery: Historical images of D-Day invasion
Jun. 06, 2013 @ 09:12 AM
The invasion of Normandy, France, known as D-Day, was June 6, 1944.