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From the film, "Saving Private Ryan". Occupied France, WWII, just after D-day. An American soldier carrying a French girl.

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OPERATION OVERLORD NORMANDY LANDINGS D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 (AP 26063) The US 1st Army: Casualties of 4th US Infantry Division, attended by US Medical Corpsmen, await evacuation by the sea wall at 'Uncle Red' Beach, UTAH Area, on the morning of 6 June. The landings on UTAH were undertaken by the 7th US Corps under Lt General Collins, the assault being carried out by the 4th Infantry Division.

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France after D-Day: Astonishing online archive of pictures shows the horror, devastation and moments of humanity in the aftermath of the liberation by Allied forces

Grim: Under the baking sun, German prisoners dig tombs for the casualties of battle at a temporary cemetery near Colleville-sur-Mer

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RAF nurse orderlies return from Normandy after D-Day - first female RAF aircrew to fly into the combat zone

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British Troops July 1944 Brits bore the brunt of German resistance in hard-fought campaingn. The Battle of Normandy

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In pictures: Veterans recall their roles in the D-Day landings

VERA HAY, Normandy Veteran, Then and Now “The need of the casualties both our own troops and the German prisoners of war. They all were patients to us. They needed rehydration, rest, morphine to keep them comfortable and we were using the new penicillin”.

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All quiet on the Western Front as haunting images of the Great War's battlefields are revealed before Remembrance Day

Grave of French soldier Edouard Ivaldi in Champagne. This is the only grave left from WW1 and still has Ivaldi's helmet marking the spot he fell in 1917

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Wounded from 15th (Scottish) Division being collected at a Regimental Aid Post (RAP) during Operation 'Epsom', 26 June 1944. From here, men were transported back to a dressing station for further treatment, and then to a casualty clearing station and evacuation to hospital. The division suffered a total of 300 killed, and over 2,000 wounded or missing during the offensive.

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