Charles Durning was an Academy Award winning actor, but before his acting career, he was a decorated soldier in the U. His service to this nation earned three Purple Hearts and a Silver Cross serving in combat as an infantryman.
The Normandy Invasion: The Story in Pictures Invasion. Carrying a full equipment, American assault troops move onto Utah Beach on the norther coast of France. Landing craft, in the background, jams the harbor.
American combat engineers eat a meal atop boxes of ammunition stockpiled for the impending D-Day invasion, May On the anniversary of D-Day, see Frank Scherschel’s photographs from before and after D-Day in masterfully restored color here.
Seeing this Medal of Honor recipient flip the coin for the Super Bowl LII will make you proud to be an American
Photo Normandy Invasion, June 1944 U. Army Rangers show off the ladders they used to storm the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, which they assaulted in support of "Omaha" Beach landings on "D-Day", 6 June Photograph was released for publication on 12 June
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