Marking The 73rd Anniversary Of D-Day03:35
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American assault troops and equipment landing on Omaha Beach on the northern coast of France on D-Day. (Fox Photos/Getty Images)
American assault troops and equipment landing on Omaha Beach on the northern coast of France on D-Day. (Fox Photos/Getty Images)

On June 6, 1944, Allied forces launched the largest amphibious operation in history on the shores of France. The invasion was designed to strike a death blow to the Germans and bring World War II to an end.

There were ceremonies along the French coast Tuesday to mark the anniversary. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson listens back to a remembrance from one D-Day survivor, Norman Grossman, who was among the first American soldiers to land on Omaha Beach.

This segment aired on June 6, 2017.

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