American troops prepare to embark before D-Day
A column of American troops march through the streets of a British town on their way to embark on the boats that will carry them across the Channel to the D-Day beaches.
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Rickard, J (12 May 2009), American troops prepare to embark before D-Day , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_us_troops_england_1944.html