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        France and America: WWII

        This media gallery highlights images from the National Archives documenting WWII in France.

        Chart of D-Day Beaches

        Click on the image above to explore this hydrographic chart of the Normandy coast from the National Archives. Nearly two months before the invasion of France, the overprint on the chart indicates the beach sectors that were chosen for the pending amphibious assault.

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        “Into the Jaws of Death"

        “Into the Jaws of Death" - U.S. Troops wading through water and Nazi gunfire during WWII in France.

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        Arrival of French Destroyers

        This 1943 photograph depicts the arrival of French Destroyers Le Fantasque and Le Terrible at the Boston Navy Yard in Boston, Massachusetts.

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        Celebration of Liberation: Paris

        Image of Parisians lining the Champs Elysees to cheer the massed infantry units of the American army as they march in review towards the Arc de Triomphe, celebrating the liberation of the capital of France from Nazi occupation in 1944.

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        Monument to a Solider

        A Coast Guard combat photographer came upon this monument to a dead American soldier somewhere on the shell-blasted shore of Normandy: the beachhead is secure, but the price was high.

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