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Tony Vaccaro ©Stars and StripesOmaha Beach, Normandy, June, 1947: Three years after the D-Day invasion that led to the liberation of Europe from the Nazis, a German gun rests in the ruins of one of the fortifications that allied forces faced as they came ashore during some of the bloodiest fighting of World War II.

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