A French girl places flowers over the freshly-dug grave of an American Airborne trooper as a token of appreciation of arrival of Allied liberators on the northern coast of France, June 12, 1944. The trooper was killed when his glider landed in the Normandy area of France in World War II. (AP Photo/Peter J. Carroll)
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.