In this composite image a comparison has been made of Vierville sur Mer, France. D-Day took place on June 6, 1944. *** COLOR 2014** Image # 493785751. VIERVILLE SUR MER, FRANCE - MAY 6: A view of Omaha Beach on May 6, 2014 near Vierville sur Mer, France. The Allied invasion to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II took place on June 6, 1944. Operation Overlord, known as D-Day, was the largest sea borne invasion in military history. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) ***ARCHVE 1944*** Image # 3090129. June 1944: American troops stand by with stores on Omaha Beach after the D-day landings. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)