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Robert Capa : Omaha Beach. June 6th, 1944.
FRANCE. Normandy. W.W.II. Operation OVERLORD.
Omaha Beach. June 6th, 1944. The first wave of American troops lands at dawn.

In June 1944 the Allied forces opened a second front in Normandy (after the one in North Africa and Italy) to liberate France. On June 6th, in what was later called D-Day, 90,000 soldiers landed on Omaha Beach (the coded name for Coleville-sur-Mer). Many of them were killed by German troops, but the Allies managed nonetheless to defeat the Germans.
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