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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.

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Your bravery and sacrifice will always be remembered...

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

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