Picture released on June 5, 1944 of the British troops embarking at Southsea, Portsmouth in England, before a landing craft on June 6, 1944 while Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND Imperial War Museum / (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

37 Amazing images from D Day 1944 Normandy

IT WAS the biggest amphibious invasion force ever sent to war.

Sunday, 2nd June 2019, 12:29 pm

And as the world comes towards marking the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings, The News is sharing these amazing photos that capture the event as it unfolded. Taking place on June 6, the D-Day landings turned the tide of the war and involved more than 100,000 Allied troops – many of whom set sail from Portsmouth.

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