It was the largest seaborne invasion in history.
Here are 108 stunning photos showing what the Normandy landings on D-Day were really like.
The photos, from The News’ archives, were taken during the Allied invasion in World War Two.
To see the full gallery click on the link at the top of the article or the icon on the main picture.
The operation began the liberation of German-occupied France (and later Europe) from Nazi control, and laid the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front.
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