Canadian invasion troops stand guard over the first German prisoners captured during the assault on France by Allied forces on June 6, 1944 along a 100 mile front on the Normandy coast between LeHavre and Cherbourg. Wounded soldiers are being treated, in the background. At extreme bear are German coastal fortifications of masonry, silenced by the invaders. (AP Photo)
ROYAL NAVY DURING SECOND WORLD WAR OPERATION OVERLORD NORMANDY LANDINGS JUNE 1944 (A 23997) Allied troops continue to head towards the Normandy beachhead. Here American troops crowd the deck as the landing ship tank LST 25 goes in to unload its cargo of men and trucks between St Laurent and Vierville. Other invasion vessels can be seen in the distance.