D-Day, Normandy: On the Beach


 

Wrecked LCVP
Alexander Russo #34
Gouache on board
88-198-AH

 

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
88-193-ID


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
88-198-AK


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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