D-Day, Normandy: On the Beach


Wrecked LCVP
Alexander Russo #34
Gouache on board


This staunch craft in which men were trained for landings on many practice beaches met its fate along with its crew on a Normandy beach on D-Day.



Burnt Out LCT on American Beach
Mitchell Jamieson #228
Charcoal and wash drawing

This gutted wreck that had mobile anti-aircraft vehicles aboard was completely ravaged by flames after being hit.


"Heavies" on Their Way Home
Alexander Russo #37
Gouache on board

After a raid on France, Allied bombers fly over the troops. Men in the foreground are remnants of a beach battalion that suffered severe losses during the initial landings.

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