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Rare aerial photographs show chaos of Normandy's beaches on D-Day

The Ministry of Defence has released rare photographs taken from Royal Air Force planes as the D-Day landings took place on June 6, 1944.

Smoke billows as the allied troops land at Gold Beach on D-Day. Credit: Ministry of Defence
Image taken on June 6, 1944, of Sword Beach as the D-Day landings happened. Credit: Ministry of Defence
The waters at Omaha beach as seen from an Royal Air Force Mustang aircraft. Credit: Ministry of Defence
The Ministry of Defence has released the images on the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Credit: Ministry of Defence
A Mustang aircraft being prepared for Normandy mission - the pictures were taken from one of these aircrafts. Credit: Ministry of Defence

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