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.
A U.S. Coast Guard LCI, heavily listing to port, moves alongside a transport ship to evacuate her troops, during the initial Normandy landing operations in France, on June 6, 1944. Moments later the craft will capsize and sink. Note that helmeted infantrymen, with full packs, are all standing to starboard side of the ship. (AP Photo)