A wounded American paratrooper, with his right arm in a sling, keeps a tight hold on his carton of cigarettes as he is helped up the ramp of an LCVP waiting to take him to a hospital ship off the invasion beachhead, during Allied landing operations at 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.