Remembering D-Day 70 years later

POSTED: 08:52 AM PDT Jun 04, 2014    UPDATED: 05:45 AM PDT Jun 06, 2014 

Friday marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Take a look back at this historic invasion that helped turn the tide of World War II.

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In an operation commonly known as D-Day, nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy in France on June 6, 1944, launching the invasion of German-occupied western Europe that helped turn the tide of World War II. Take a look back at this historic event 70 years later.

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