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The Illustrated London News 1944 - D Day 6th June b

Some more Pictures from June 10th and June 17th

Early invasion scenes on the shores of Normandy - US Troops in landing craft- Canadians with German prisoners - men carrying bicycles ashore from their landing craft.

troops and heavy equipment on the beach

The human aspects of the invasion- german prisoners - special french invasion money that was printed to pay the troops- the capture of Bayeux

German "beetle" miniature tanks captured - mine fields - "Gustave" an RAF coastal command carrier pigeon released at 3.30 am to bring back the first war correspondent's despatches - german prisoners

British Horsa gliders - American soldier at Sainte mere Eglise

Airborne troops enter into action - hunting a sniper in Sainte Mere Eglise -

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