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British Forces Arriving at Sword Beach

British Forces Arriving at Sword Beach Visual Arts Famous Historical Events World War II

The landing of British troops at Sword beach - during the Normandy invasion - began at 7:25 AM on June 6, 1944.

After frogmen had cleared the beaches of debris, which would have made amphibious landings very difficult, the first assault wave began.

This image depicts men approaching Sword Beach to begin the assault.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy the Imperial War Museum.

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