France Invaded: Allied Troops Launch Mighty Offensive

Philadelphia Inquirer (Final) – June 6, 1944


We Crack West Wall, Secure Big Beachheads

Binghamton Press, New York


Invasion Starts – Allied Troops Smash Ashore on North Coast of France

The Shreveport Times (Extra)


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Allies Invade Northern France

4000 ships supported by force of 11,000 planes

Beachheads won; Gains inland

St Louis Post-Dispatch (Final) – June 6, 1944


France Invaded

Allied Troops Land in Great Strength on North Coast; Battle for Beachheads

The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky (Invasion Extra) – June 6, 1944


Allies Hold French Beachheads; First Troops Slash Way Inland

Decatur Herald (8am Extra)


Allies Advance into France

Nazi resistance to landing less than anticipated

Minneapolis Star Journal – June 6, 1944


Allies Pursue Shattered Nazi Armies

Wilmington (Delaware) Morning News


Allies Gain Hold in France – Smash Through West Wall

Oakland Tribune – June 6, 1944


Invasion: Allies Land in France, Smash Ahead; Fleet, Planes, Chutists Battling Nazis

The Philadelphia Inquirer


Invaders Drive 10 Miles into Nazis’ Coastal Wall

The Pittsburgh Press (Final Edition) – June 6, 1944

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Germans Say Allied Troops Pouring Ashore on Normandy Peninsula and at Le Havre

The Shreveport Times (Louisiana)


Invasion On: Crusade to Free Europe Begins in North France

Great Falls Tribune, Montana


Allied Troops Invading Continent Land on North Coast of France

The Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut (Extra) – June 6, 1944


Invasion Starts: US Paratroops, Infantry in Action on French Coast

Honolulu Advertiser (Extra)


Allied Troops Battering Way Inland; Casualties are Light

Muncie Evening Press, Indiana (Extra)

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Invasion is Under Way: Allied Troops Land in France

Muncie Evening Press (Extra) – June 6, 1944


Invasion Going Well with Beachheads Established

Corsicana, Texas Daily Sun


Allies Land in France

The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson (Extra)


Allies Win Beachheads in Invasion of France

Asbury Park (New Jersey) Evening Press (Final)


‘Invasion Underway!’ Germans Broadcast; Landings in France

Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi – June 6, 1944

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