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Operation Overlord began on 6 June 1944. It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings, and by August there were over 3 000 000 Allied troops in France.

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A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940.

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D-Day by the Numbers - A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion #infographic

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This 8 cm high carving of a human face on mammoth ivory is 26,000 years old, and was found in former Czechoslovakia. The object is the oldest portrait of a human being yet discovered. The head appears to have been fastened to a staff or baton.

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British at Heart @Doreen Carscadden Mosqueda

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LST262 and other ships during D-day invasion; 1944. How crazy would this be?!

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A picture of Allied soldiers landing in Normandy on D-Day 6 June 1944. It was the biggest seaborne invasion ever.

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from The Huffington Post

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

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D-Day on The Normandy Beaches, June 6, 1944

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from Man Repeller

Noah's Ark

Perhaps this "ungrounded" woman "believes" that snails are not as they are? Too large and not "air creatures". Let the snail be who it is, and maybe then life will be as it is meant to be. More discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/riwinermd/posts/10151596326202799?comment_id=212337397=0_comments=10

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