Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Life on the front lines: Extremely rare colour photos of U.S. troops before and after D-Day show World War II in brand new light

Extremely rare and striking photos of the days leading up to and after the historic D-Day invasion have been put on display, nearly 70 years after World War II's dramatic turning point.

The full-colour images, taken by photographer Frank Scherschel, display anxious American soldiers as they prepared for Operation Overlord, the code name for the Battle of Normandy.

The photos also capture the celebratory tone upon the June 6 invasion’s success

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2100326/Stunning-rare-colour-images-World-War-II.html#ixzz1mLRjJWgr

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