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Flashback to D-Day
Allies win footholds in France
France D-Day Media Werm
This June 6, 1944, file photo shows American soldiers of the Allied Expeditionary Force securing a beachhead during initial landing operations at Normandy, France. - photo by Associated Press
Note: The Herald is repeating an Associated Press report that ran last year commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing on June 6, 1944 in Normandy. The following is AP reporter Wes Gallagher's original report from France. SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE — Allied troops landed on the Normandy coast of France in tremendous strength by cloudy daylight today and stormed several miles inland with tanks and infantry in the grand assault which Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower called a crusade in which "we will accept nothing less than full victory."
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