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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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Diana Walker
The British royal yacht Britannia,  Diana Walker, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Diana Walker, 1994
The British royal yacht, Britannia, carried Queen Elizabeth, President Clinton, and World War II veterans to the Normandy coast to commemorate the 50th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of France.
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The Allied invasion of Europe through Normandy created a second front against Nazi Germany. Given the code name OVERLORD, the successful assault took place along a 50-mile stretch of coastline. Five thousand ships carried 150,000 American, British, and Canadian troops from their bases in Great Britain across the English Channel to the Normandy beaches.
 
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Diana Walker prepares for a photo shoot with President Ronald Reagan.Former Alabama Governor George Wallace and his wife, CorneliaLady Bird Johnson with President Ford
President Reagan and a large group share a hearty chuckle at the White House.The British royal yacht BritanniaSecretary of Defense William Cohen, President Clinton, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and National Security Advisor Sandy Berger

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