Photos from D-Day

Image Credits: Getty Images/PhotoQuest

Image Credits: Getty Images/PhotoQuest

Steven Spielberg's war epic Saving Private Ryan managed to recreate the heat and horror of Normandy - D-Day was one of the biggest turning points in WWII. On the 6th of June, 1944, the Allies launched a full-scale assault on mainland Europe amidst the howling storm and thunder, in hopes of liberating Europe from the Axis's control. Tens of thousands of troops were mobilized from allied countries on that very day. Here are some of the rarely seen photos from that fateful operation.

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