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Slideshow: Photos from D-Day, Then and Now

This combination of photos shows the twin steeples of St. Hilaire Du Harcouet's church in Normandy, France, on Aug. 13, 1944, left, and right, a view of the same location on May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows U.S. troops passing through the town of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont as they push forward in France, June 1944, top, and below, a view of the same locationon May 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter J. Carroll, Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows ruins in the town of Valognes on Oct. 7, 1944, top, and below, a view of the same location 75 years later on May 9, 2019. (Bert Brandt/ACME Pool via AP/Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows the flag-covered body of an officer identified only as "Major Aowie" resting amid the ruins of St. Croix Church as two of his men man a machine gun in a bomb crater in the foreground, in St. Lo, France, July 23, 1944, top, and below, a view of the same location on May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Harry Harris, Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows the twin steeples of St. Hilaire Du Harcouet's church in Normandy, France, on Aug. 13, 1944, top, and below, a view of the same location on May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows British soldiers marching past the ruins of a church in the war-damaged town of Pont-L'Eveque, in the Normandy region of France, in August 1944, top, and below, a view of the same location on May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows the scene along a section of Omaha Beach in June 1944, during Operation Overlord, the code name for the Allied invasion at the Normandy coast in France during World War II, top, and below, a view of the same location on May 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows an American soldier and a French civilian speaking on the causeway leading from the mainland of Brittany to the famous tourist resort of Mont-St-Michel in Normandy on Aug. 8, 1944, top, and below, a view of the same location on May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows inhabitants of La Haye Du Puits in Normandy, France, on July 14, 1944, returning to their home town, top, and below, a view of the same location on May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
This combination of photos shows a British soldier walking in the streets of captured Argentan, in Normandy, France on Sept. 11, 1944, top, and below, a view of the same location on May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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