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The Ruins of Normandy - 1944

Operation Overlord Normandy, Many jeeps and other Unites States Army vehicles are driving through the ruins of Saint-Lo. August 1944. The town was almost totally destroyed by 2,000 Allied bombers when they attacked German troops stationed there during Operation Overlord in June. France. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

#11 of 13 Most Popular Galleries of 2013: The Ruins of Normandy in 1944

The ruins of Normandy: Rarely seen color photos taken in northern France in 1944 show the devastating impact of the Allied Force's battle to defeat the Nazis in World War II.

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