The War Illustrated No 184 Vol 8 July 7th 1944

After the D-Day Storm that Smote the Hun THE ALLIES crackod it, then a bulldozer (one of many) pushed pieces of it into the sea, aided by a crane the section of "West Wall ā€¯being dealt with (!)is at Port en Bessin, stormed by Royal Marine Commandos during the initial landings in Normandy. Two members of an Allied tank crew outstretch for forty winks others lean against it. making the most of tha opportunity to write home (2). Letters and parcels from home reached the beach-head soon after fighting began a batch is being sorted (3) for delivery. General do Gaulle, instigator of the resistance movement after France collapsed in June 1940, returned to his native land again on June 14,1944, on a short visit he toured liberated areas, and at Eayeu: received a tremendous wel­come (4). Thousands of men, women and children sang the Marseillaise. Photos, British Official, Keystone PAGE lOO
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