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The US 2nd Ranger Battalion (Force A) at Pointe du Hoc, D-Day, 1944.

Les États-Unis bataillon de Rangers (Force A) à la Pointe du Hoc, D-Day

Al mejor estilo militar del Tercer Reich

Al mejor estilo militar del Tercer Reich.

Rudder’s Rangers” scale Pointe du Hoc’s cliffs on D-Day, June ...

Rudder’s Rangers” scale Pointe du Hoc’s cliffs on D-Day, June. The landing craft were fitted with rocket launchers to fire grapnels and ropes up the cliffs.

A pair of US Army Rangers during World War II, location unclear. The soldier on the left carries a customized M1903, fitted with the M1 grenade launcher attachment.

A pair of US Army Rangers during World War II, location unclear. The soldier on the left carries a customized fitted with the grenade launcher attachment.

D-DAY - ALLIED FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

historicaltimes: “ A dead US soldier in the sand as other troops and tanks move off the beach, Utah Beach, Normandy France. He has been identified and labelled, June 6 Keep reading ”

This well known Korean War photograph is titled “How a man died on the way to Maeson Dong.” Taken on September 2, 1950, it depicts part of a fallen American solider’s body with his helmet.  He was shot in the head by a sniper. The photo’s straightforward and emotionless title is a stark contrast from the photo itself. A photo which tells the story of war and the price so many made.

How a man died on the way to Maeson Dong, 1950 This well known Korean War photograph is titled “How a man died on the way to Maeson Dong.” Taken on September it depicts part of a fallen.

Major Richard "Dick" Winters (1918-2011) was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II, which was depicted in the acclaimed miniseries BAND OF BROTHERS.

Major Richard "Dick" Winters was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", Battalion, Parachute Infantry Regiment, Airborne Division, during World War II.

Omaha Beach, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Combined Allied forces consisting of over troops launched the D-Day invasion, formally known as Operation Overlord, along 50 miles of coastline in northern France.

1- June 8, 1944: A US flag lies as a marker on a destroyed bunker two days after the strategic site overlooking D-Day beaches was captured by US Army Rangers at Pointe du Hoc, France 2- An Italian tourist views the bunker

Past Vs Present – Normandy D-Day Landing Sites

June A US flag lies as a marker on a destroyed bunker two days after the strategic site overlooking D-Day beaches was captured by US Army Rangers at Pointe du Hoc, France An Italian tourist views the bunker

Pointe du Hoc

Point du Hoc in 1944 after allied landings. After the war the entire site had been granted to the USA by France as a gift to remember the fallen soldiers.

Rangers throw up scavenging to climb Normandy/Point du Hoc's rock walls

OM B- Pointe du Hoc, The Wall- Rangers throw up scavenging to climb Normandy/

Pointe du Hoc - Cricqueville-en-Bessin - US 2nd & 5th Ranger Battalions

Pointe du Hoc - Cricqueville-en-Bessin - US & Ranger Battalions

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