Men of the 5/7th Gordon Highlanders occupy a defensive position in a hedgerow, Normandy, 17 June 1944.
King George VI, accompanied by Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay and the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham, touring the beaches at Normandy in a DUKW amphibious vehicle, 16 June 1944.
Infantry of  'B' Company, 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers, 15th (Scottish) Division, advance during Operation 'Epsom' in Normandy, 26 June 1944.
Troops and transport of British 50th Division on the Normandy beaches, 7 June 1944.
Men of 12 Platoon, 'B' Company, 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers prepare to advance at the start of Operation 'Epsom', Normandy, 26 June 1944.
Winston Churchill and senior Allied commanders looking up at aircraft activity overhead during a visit to General Montgomery's headquarters in Normandy, 12 June 1944.
Sherman tanks move up past a crash-landed Spitfire, for an attack on Tilly-sur-Seulles, Normandy, 17 June 1944.
A Sherman tank crew of 'C' Squadron, 13th/18th Royal Hussars rest and write letters home by the side of their vehicle, Normandy, 10 June 1944.
Major General George 'Pip' Roberts (right), commanding 11th Armoured Division, with Brigadier Roscoe Harvey of 29th Armoured Brigade, and a Sherman command tank, Normandy, 15 August 1944.
A North American Mustang  Mk I of No. 168 Squadron banking over Pierrefitte-en-Cinglais in Normandy on a tactical reconnaissance sortie, August 1944. Allied tanks can be seen on the road below.
A pilot of No. 175 Squadron RAF scrambles to his waiting Hawker Typhoon Mk IB fighter-bomber at Le Fresne-Camilly in Normandy, 24 July 1944.
Three French boys looking at a knocked-out German Panther tank in the Falaise pocket, Normandy, 25 August 1944.