In color photos taken before and after the invasion, LIFE magazine’s Frank Scherschel captured countless lesser-known scenes from the run-up to the onslaught and the heady weeks after: American troops training in small English towns; the French countryside, implausibly lush after the spectral landscape of the beachheads; the reception GIs enjoyed en route to the capital; the jubilant liberation of Paris itself.
Tumblr cofounder and CEO David Karp has finally broken his silence about the $1.1 billion blockbuster deal between his blogging platform and Yahoo, and the 26-year-old multimillionaire has two words to describe it: “F**k yeah.”
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