D-Day landings 70 years on: Normandy's beaches then and now

On June 6, 1944, allied soldiers descended on the beaches of Normandy for D-Day - an operation that turned the tide of the Second World War against the Nazis, marking the beginning of the end of the conflict. Here's a look at the beaches then and now.

June 6 marks the 70th anniversary of the allied assault on Normandy