Nearly after 70 years after world war II,very rare photos of the days leading up to and after the historic D-Day invasion have been put on display.
Images were being taken during Operation Overlord, the code name for the Battle of Normandy and June 6 invasion’s success also has been put on display.All the Images has been photograpphed by Frank Scherschel.
Prisoners: American troops stand guard behind German soldiers captured near the town of Le Gast during the Normandy invasion
Life at war: The heavily damaged city of St Lo, France
A Soldier eats dinner atop some ammunition prior to the Battle of Normandy
An African-American soldier stacks gas cans prior to the D-Day invasion of France
Dining out: American troops eat a meal set on top of boxes of ammunition amid preparation for the D-Day invasion of France
Glory: French women and a little girl pose with a group of American troops shortly after they forced German soldiers out of the area
Journalists ride in a parade after the liberation of the country
Victory: Crowds line the street to greet American soldiers after the liberation of Paris by Allied forces
Maintenance: A crew works on an American P-47 Thunderbolt fighter plane in a makeshift airfield in the countryside following the invasion of Normandy, in August 1944
Ruins: A bombed-out Palais de Justice is shown in front of a heavily damaged fire engine in the town of St Lo, France, shortly after the D-Day offensive
Vivid: The full-colour photographs show American forces in the days leading up to the historic Normandy invasion, nearly 70 years ago
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