Monday, January 27, 2014


This is another great picture of the D-Day invasion at Normandy. You can get a feel for the magnitude of the operation.


  1. Interesting photo. My 13YO son, who is a WWII history buff, thought the photo was likely taken later in the invasion when the reinforcements got there. He also commented that it looked like low tide.
    -Anne K.

  2. We are almost 70 years on ...... 6th June 1944 ...... and still this world is not at peace.

    All the best Jan

  3. Anne K,
    Your son is correct, this is definitely after the initial invasion, the first men to take the beach head were in much smaller landing craft which were launched from these vessels. I would think that this is several days after the first landing...judging from the organization of supplies on shore and the amount of ships which are close to shore.