While under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, these American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, June 6, 1944, during the Allied landing operations at the Normandy. (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.