Haunting D-Day photos capturing moment Nazi soldiers surrendered to US troops are released for 75th anniversary

Haunting photos capturing the moment Nazi soldiers surrendered to U.S. troops and other scenes from D-Day have been released in time for the 75th anniversary next month. 
On June 6, 1944, American, British and Canadian troops stormed beaches in Normandy, northern France, in what proved to be a key turning point in the Second World War.
In just one day, around 4,300 Allied personnel lost their lives in what would be the largest amphibious invasion ever launched.
Snaps taken from U.S. Army Air Corps photographers flying overhead during Operation Overlord show boats making their way on to the beaches and abandoned ships in the sand.
Another shot from the U.S. coastguard, dubbed 'The Jaws of Death', shows troops from Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, wading through the sea as they leave the U.S.S. Samuel Chase.
World leaders are to attend memorial events in Normandy on June 6 to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 
This haunting photograph which captured the moment a group of Nazi soldiers surrendered to U.S. troops on D-Day has been released for the 75th anniversary next month
This haunting photograph which captured the moment a group of Nazi soldiers surrendered to U.S. troops on D-Day has been released for the 75th anniversary next month
One snap taken by the U.S. coastguard, dubbed 'The Jaws of Death', shows troops from Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, wading through the sea as they leave the U.S.S. Samuel Chase
One snap taken by the U.S. coastguard, dubbed 'The Jaws of Death', shows troops from Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, wading through the sea as they leave the U.S.S. Samuel Chase
Here, a group of soldiers from the 16th Infantry Regiment who were injured while storming Omaha Beach are seen waiting by the chalk cliffs for evacuation to a field hospital
Here, a group of soldiers from the 16th Infantry Regiment who were injured while storming Omaha Beach are seen waiting by the chalk cliffs for evacuation to a field hospital 

On June 6, 1944, American, British and Canadian troops stormed beaches in Normandy, northern France, in what proved to be a key turning point in the Second World War. Pictured: Aerial images taken by U.S. Army Air corps showing D-Day beach traffic
On June 6, 1944, American, British and Canadian troops stormed beaches in Normandy, northern France, in what proved to be a key turning point in the Second World War. Pictured: Aerial images taken by U.S. Army Air corps showing D-Day beach traffic
In just one day, around 4,300 Allied personnel lost their lives in what would be the largest amphibious invasion ever launched. Pictured: a convoy of U.S. landing craft near the beach in Normandy
In just one day, around 4,300 Allied personnel lost their lives in what would be the largest amphibious invasion ever launched. Pictured: a convoy of U.S. landing craft near the beach in Normandy
U.S. soldiers can be seen on a landing craft as they prepare to land on the beach in Normandy, France, on the first day of Operation Overlord
U.S. soldiers can be seen on a landing craft as they prepare to land on the beach in Normandy, France, on the first day of Operation Overlord
Medics can be seen attending to wounded U.S. soldier on Utah Beach on the first day of the invasion during the Second World War
Medics can be seen attending to wounded U.S. soldier on Utah Beach on the first day of the invasion during the Second World War
Gliders can be seen flying suppliers to U.S. soldiers fighting on Utah Beach in Normandy, northern France, in this haunting snap
Gliders can be seen flying suppliers to U.S. soldiers fighting on Utah Beach in Normandy, northern France, in this haunting snap
U.S. soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move over a seawall on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe
U.S. soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move over a seawall on Utah Beach during the Allied Invasion of Europe
Barges carrying supplies for U.S. soldiers are challenged by pounding surf along the coast as they make their way to the beaches
Barges carrying supplies for U.S. soldiers are challenged by pounding surf along the coast as they make their way to the beaches
U.S. soldiers in cargo vehicles can be seen moving along the beach on the first day of Operation Overlord
U.S. soldiers in cargo vehicles can be seen moving along the beach on the first day of Operation Overlord
Members of a landing party can be seen helping injured U.S. soldiers to safety on Utah beach 75 years ago next month
Members of a landing party can be seen helping injured U.S. soldiers to safety on Utah beach 75 years ago next month
Ships carrying soldiers and equipment across the English Channel towards the coast of Normandy on D-Day
Ships carrying soldiers and equipment across the English Channel towards the coast of Normandy on D-Day 
This snap, from the British Ministry of Defence, shows RAF Mitchell bombers dropping bombs on a Normandy beach
This snap, from the British Ministry of Defence, shows RAF Mitchell bombers dropping bombs on a Normandy beach 
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