Friday, June 6, 2014, marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied landings at Normandy in France. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history. Here are photos of the Greatest Generation overtaking the beaches of Nazi-held France.
Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles beach in Normandy, June 6, 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day. D-Day is still one of the world's most gut-wrenching and consequential battles, as the Allied landing in Normandy led to the liberation of France which marked the turning point in the Western theater of World War II. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images)