27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

It was 70 years ago today that 156,000 Allied forces began their assault on France's Normandy coast. While the battle for Europe would last for months, D-Day marked the daring and brutal amphibious assault. Today we remember it with these stirring photos.

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

27 Photos You Need To See On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Your bravery and sacrifice will always be remembered...

Images via AP and US Army/USAF/National Archives/Library of Congress/Public Domain.