News of D-day landings, New York, 1944

News of D-day landings, New York, 1944

C021/1171 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.5MB

Downloadable file size: 3.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: News of D-Day landings. Crowd in Times Square, New York City, USA, reading news of the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 in France. This electronic news ticker was installed on the One Times Square skyscraper in 1928. Known as the zipper, it consisted of 14,800 light bulbs used to spell out news headlines. The D-Day landings were the largest seaborne invasion in history. They successfully liberated the Normandy coast of Nazi-occupied France, contributing to the Allied victory in World War II. During the landings, the Allied force of some 156,000 (from the UK, USA and Canada) took some 12,000 casualties and suffered more than 4000 dead.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 1940s, 1944, 20th century, 6 june 1944, allied, allies, american, battle, black-and-white, building, city, concern, concerned, crowd, d-day, europe, european, france, french, headline, headlines, historical, history, human, invasion, june, landings, large group, men, military, monochrome, new york, news ticker, normandy, north america, north american, nyc, one times square, people, person, public, reading, second world war, skyscraper, times square, transatlantic, united states, us, usa, waiting, war, warfare, wartime news, watching, women, world war 2, world war ii, worried, worry, ww2, wwii

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.