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Meet Amazing Americans U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower Decides on D-Day


Photograph of landing craft, 1944.

Landing craft like this were in short supply in the Spring of 1944.

CREDIT: "French Coast dead ahead--helmeted Yankee soldiers crouch, tightly packed, behind bulwarks of a Coast Guard landing barge in the historic sweep across the English Channel to the shores of Normandy."

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