In this composite image a comparison has been made of La Breche, France. D-Day took place on June 6, 1944. *** COLOR 2014*** Image # 493783093.  LA BRECHE, FRANCE - MAY 8: A view of the seafront and Queen Red Beach on May 8, 2014 in La Breche, 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 # 154421428. Operation Overlord (The Normandy Landings): D-Day 6 June 1944, The British 2nd Army: Commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade landing from an LCI(S) (Landing Craft Infantry Small) on 'Queen Red' Beach, SWORD Area, at la Breche, at approximately 8.40 am, 6 June 1944. (Photo by Capt. J L Evans/ IWM via Getty Images)