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D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

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  • object category: Black and white
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Oblique aerial photograph of parachutes and Horsa gliders on 6th Airborne Division's Drop Zone 'N' between Ranville and Amfreville, 6 June 1944. A lone Hamilcar glider can be seen in the bottom right.

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Discarded parachutes and Airspeed Horsa gliders lie scattered over 6th Airborne Division's landing zone near Ranville in Normandy, 6 June 1944.

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