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(c) ROBERT  CAPA © 2001 By Cornell Capa / Magnum Photos
On the morning of June 6, 1944, the Allied forces began landing along the coast of Normandy, launching one of the bloodiest military operations of World War II. Robert Capa was the only photographer there with the troops during the first wave of attacks. Steven Spielberg based the first scenes in Saving Private Ryan on these images.

WEYMOUTH, England—American troops leave the English port of Weymouth, June 1944.

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