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Volume 8 - No. 183 - June 23, 1944

After Four Long Years D-Day Dawns at Last

Jun1944

After Four Long Years D-Day Dawns at Last

"An immense armada of more than 4,000 ships and several thousand smaller craft have crossed the Channel..." These were the words of Mr. Churchill announcing the commencement of the long-awaiting invas

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Allied Invaders Storm Germany's 'Atlantic Wall'

Jun1944

Allied Invaders Storm Germany's 'Atlantic Wall'

Ensuring food supplies for our fighting men about to embark on the liberation of Europe, one of many field-kitchens goes aboard a landing ship. Photos, British and U.S. Official; Keystone. Four y

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The War at Sea

Jun1944

The War at Sea

There is no doubt the complete success of the Allied landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was due to thorough preparation and the use of overwhelming force. Lack of these two essentials had much to d

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Moving up into Battle

Jun1944

Moving up into Battle

Moving up into battle over the Cassino plain, massive Sherman tanks roll on to help smash the Germans at San Angelo, important village south of Cassino in the Gustav Line area. This photograph was t

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Britain's Colonies in the War: No. 10 - Cyprus

Jun1944

Britain's Colonies in the War: No. 10 - Cyprus

Strategic strong-point in the Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, which proved a deterrent bastion against further German progress in the area during the critical days of the African campaign, has been a B

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