D-Day, June 6, 1944
Credit: U.S. National Archives
Normandy Invasion, June 1944. U.S. Army Rangers show off the ladders they used to storm the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, which they assaulted in support of "Omaha" Beach landings on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
Photograph was released for publication on 12 June 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives: 80-G-45716.