British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, second from left, visits the Allied beachhead of Normandy, France, June 1944 during World War II. Standing with Churchill at Gen. Montgomery's headquarters are, from left, British Field Marshal Alan Brooke; British Gen. Bernard L. Montgomery, and Gen. Jan Smuts, prime minister of the Union of South Africa. (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.