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.
Low tide on the Normandy beach of France on June 12, 1944 reveals a long stretch of skeleton-like obstructions erected by the Germans in a vain attempt to prevent Allied landings during World War II. These structures are veiled by water at high tide and provide a menace to landing craft. (AP Photo)