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US personnel and vehicles on LST-317 in Portland Harbor near Weymouth England wait with other Allied vessels for the orders to depart for Normandy to participate in Operation Overlord - June 1-3 1944

LIFE Magazine Archives - David Scherman Photographer

 

 

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Great pictures! 

 

Here is another one that will certainly interest you. If this were to be sold today, you'd see it advertised as a winter camo helmet. The shirt and blooming trees in the background of course beg to differ! 

 

 

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Ike inspecting 9th infantry division personnel in Bütgenbach, Belgium. Note the lack of helmet straps. 

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Members of the US Army 6th Engineer Special Brigade on USS LST-317 look at a German Phrase Book while on the way to Normandy for the DDay Landings - June 1944

LST-317 landed at “Easy Green” Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944

 

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9th Air Force Personal on the way to Normandy June 7th.

 

Painted helmets, wool ETO jackets,jeep loaded with gear.

 

 

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LIFE Photographer David Scherman was in Portsmouth England watching wounded soldiers being unloaded from the D Day Normandy Landings when he unexpectedly encountered fellow Photographer Robert Capa returning from Normandy and took this picture of him - June 1944

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WWII uncovered: D-Day 2022: Nurses of Normandy: 2nd Lieutenant Margaret Stanfill
Second Lieutenant Margaret Stanfill, of Nassau Bay, Texas, at the 128th Evacuation Hospital in Normandy preparing dressings for her patients on June 14, 1944. Margaret holds the distinct honor of being one of the first women to set foot upon the beaches of France.
Not only did Lieutenant Stanfill heroically rush to the shores of Normandy, but she was also one of the first nurses on the scene in the North Africa campaign. After North Africa, she followed Allied troops into Sicily. Margaret bravely risked her life in some of the most important battles of World War II to save the lives of American and Allied troops.
After the war Margaret returned to Texas. She married Wilson “Wick” Moore, who served in the Army Ordnance Corps in North Africa and Italy. The couple had one daughter and two sons. Margaret passed away on August 29, 2006, at the age of 86. She lies in rest at the Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster Texas. 

 

 

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Grandcamp-les-Bains Normandy France after the DDay Landings - June 1944

The commune changed its name to Grandcamp-Maisy in 1972

LIFE Magazine Archives - Frank Scherschel Photographer

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Grandcamp-les-Bains Normandy France after the DDay Landings - June 1944

The commune changed its name to Grandcamp-Maisy in 1972

LIFE Magazine Archives - Frank Scherschel Photographer

 

 

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Grandcamp-les-Bains Normandy France after the DDay Landings - June 1944

The commune changed its name to Grandcamp-Maisy in 1972

LIFE Magazine Archives - Frank Scherschel Photographer

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, doyler said:

Grandcamp-les-Bains Normandy France after the DDay Landings - June 1944

The commune changed its name to Grandcamp-Maisy in 1972

LIFE Magazine Archives - Frank Scherschel Photographer

 

 

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Are those loaves of bread under they arm of the guy in front?  Ron, you are amazing with spotting small  details of uniforms and equipment, but I'm not too bad when it comes to food.  

 

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7 hours ago, mikie said:

Are those loaves of bread under they arm of the guy in front?  Ron, you are amazing with spotting small  details of uniforms and equipment, but I'm not too bad when it comes to food.  

 

Mikie

Yeah, and those townsfolk look pretty mean, I think that officer swiped the bread and they want it back LOL.

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33 minutes ago, patches said:

Yeah, and those townsfolk look pretty mean, I think that officer swiped the bread and they want it back LOL.

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Iwo Jima 1945. USCG members assist a wounded AMTRAC driver.

 

 

 

 

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On 6/8/2022 at 2:24 PM, mikie said:

Are those loaves of bread under they arm of the guy in front?  Ron, you are amazing with spotting small  details of uniforms and equipment, but I'm not too bad when it comes to food.  

 

Mikie

 

 

Thought you may like the french bread Mikie. Maybe they are making a deal-deal for some wine and cheese?  

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On 6/7/2022 at 10:37 PM, doyler said:

WWII uncovered: D-Day 2022: Nurses of Normandy: 2nd Lieutenant Margaret Stanfill
Second Lieutenant Margaret Stanfill, of Nassau Bay, Texas, at the 128th Evacuation Hospital in Normandy preparing dressings for her patients on June 14, 1944. Margaret holds the distinct honor of being one of the first women to set foot upon the beaches of France.
Not only did Lieutenant Stanfill heroically rush to the shores of Normandy, but she was also one of the first nurses on the scene in the North Africa campaign. After North Africa, she followed Allied troops into Sicily. Margaret bravely risked her life in some of the most important battles of World War II to save the lives of American and Allied troops.
After the war Margaret returned to Texas. She married Wilson “Wick” Moore, who served in the Army Ordnance Corps in North Africa and Italy. The couple had one daughter and two sons. Margaret passed away on August 29, 2006, at the age of 86. She lies in rest at the Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster Texas. 

 

 

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15 hours ago, 12thengr said:

 U.S. Marines; On the 'Canal'.

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Look at all those Hawley liners!!

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Carentan, Normandy France - June 1944

LIFE Magazine Archives - Bob Landry Photographer

 

 

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