Soldiers of the 45 Commando Royal Marines, attached to 3rd Infantry Division for the assault on Sword Beach, pass through a street of Colleville-sur-Orne, 10 Km NE from Caen, on their way to relieve forces at Pegasus Bridge. Normandy, France. 6 June 1944. by World War 2 Photos on Flickr. #WWII #history
Omaha Beach, 7 june 1944. Pvt Vincent M. Killen, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was killed in action on june 21, 1944 at Saint-George-d'Elle. He is buried at the Normandy American cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, Plot J - Row 15 - Grave 23.
1944 Omaha. A large group of American assault troops of the 3d Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st U.S. Infantry Division, having gained the comparative safety offered by the chalk cliff at their backs, takes a “breather” before moving onto the continent at Colleville-Sur-Mer, Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France. Medics who landed with the men treat them for minor injuries.