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CassonTiger70th_0257

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CassonTiger70th_0081

CassonTiger70th_0081

1944- U.S. 3rd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division medics, captured during D-Day invasion, display their souvenirs after being liberated by comrades in Orglandes, France.

WWII Liberated US 508th PIR, 82nd Airborne Medics in Orglandes Orig Press Photo

1944- U.S. 3rd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division medics, captured during D-Day invasion, display their souvenirs after being liberated by comrades in Orglandes, France.

CassonTiger70th_0185

CassonTiger70th_0185

Troops prepare for Exercise Tiger at Slapton Sands in England in April 1944.

Secret D-Day training mission cost hundreds of lives - CNN.com

Troops prepare for Exercise Tiger at Slapton Sands in England in April 1944.

WWII Veteran Edward Sobczyk visits OCS | Omaha Composite Squadron

WWII Veteran Edward Sobczyk visits OCS | Omaha Composite Squadron

World War II veteran to be honored 70 years later | An Omaha native and World War II veteran has quite the story to tell, and it's one President Dwight Eisenhower kept secret for 40 years. Ed Sobczyk served his country with pride. "Three years, nine months and 27 days,” Sobczyk said. The 94-year-old fought in all five major battles of World War II.

World War II veteran to be honored 70 years later | An Omaha native and World War II veteran has quite the story to tell, and it's one President Dwight Eisenhower kept secret for 40 years. Ed Sobczyk served his country with pride. "Three years, nine months and 27 days,” Sobczyk said. The 94-year-old fought in all five major battles of World War II.

25 mind blowing colourised images of WWII - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/66362.html

25 mind blowing colourised images of WWII - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/66362.html

Rhino Barge

Rhino Barge

Exercise Tiger 70 years on, memorial service | John Casson

Exercise Tiger 70 years on, memorial service | John Casson

Edward Sobczyk being honored for his saving lives in WWII Operation Tiger, Slapton Sands England with John Casson

Edward Sobczyk being honored for his saving lives in WWII Operation Tiger, Slapton Sands England with John Casson

MORE than 500 people attended a memorial service at Slapton Sands to remember the US servicemen who lost their lives in Exercise Tiger 70 years ago. The hour-long event, which took place this morning...

MORE than 500 people attended a memorial service at Slapton Sands to remember the US servicemen who lost their lives in Exercise Tiger 70 years ago. The hour-long event, which took place this morning...

The unnerving view from the landing craft on June 6th 1944

The unnerving view from the landing craft on June 6th 1944

Slapton Sands & Torcross - known around the world as it was used during WWII by the Americans to practise for the D-Day landings.

Slapton Sands & Torcross - known around the world as it was used during WWII by the Americans to practise for the D-Day landings.

Falmouth, England: Customs House Quay by Lee Snider, via Dreamstime

Falmouth, England: Customs House Quay by Lee Snider, via Dreamstime