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Medics from the U.S. 5th and 6th Engineer Special Brigade (ESB) help wounded soldiers on Omaha beach, Fox Green and Easy Red sectors. Survivors of sunken landing craft who reached the beach by using a life raft are recovered by other troops.

Stars and Stripes is sharing the Voices of D-Day series of interviews conducted by the World War II Foundation. (Louis Weintraub/U.S. Army Signal Corps)

June 6 is the 80th anniversary of the 1944 D-Day landings, when Allied forces launched a naval, air and land assault on Nazi-occupied France. 

To commemorate the occasion, Stars and Stripes is sharing a series of interviews conducted by the World War II Foundation. The footage was part of the 2014 documentary “Day of Days: June 6, 1944.”

(If you’re on our app and want to view the videos, go to www.stripes.com/multimedia/videos/wwii-videos.)

The beginning

Briefings

Paratroopers

The jump

Forever changed

Normandy beaches

Utah Beach

Omaha Beach

Cliffs of Pointe du Hoc

Casualties on the beaches

German leadership gone

Finally over

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