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Normandy Invasion
D-Day Landings on "Omaha" Beach, 6 June 1944



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Photo #: 26-G-2337

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


LCVP landing craft put troops ashore on "Omaha" Beach on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
The LCVP at far left is from USS Samuel Chase (APA-26).

Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

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Photo #: 26-G-2343

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Army troops wade ashore on "Omaha" Beach during the "D-Day" landings, 6 June 1944.
They were brought to the beach by a Coast Guard manned LCVP.

Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

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Photo #: SC 320901

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Troops in an LCVP landing craft approaching "Omaha" Beach on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
Note helmet netting; faint "No Smoking" sign on the LCVP's ramp; and M1903 rifles and M1 carbines carried by some of these men.
This photograph was taken from the same LCVP as Photo # SC 189986.

Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

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Photo #: SC 189986

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Troops watch activity ashore on "Omaha" Beach as their LCVP landing craft approaches the shore on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
This photograph was taken from the same LCVP as Photo # SC 320901.

Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

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Photo #: SC 320902

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Troops wade ashore from a LCVP landing craft, off "Omaha" Beach, 6 June 1944.
Note DUKWs and half-tracks at the water line, lines of men headed inland, and M1903 and M1 rifles carried by some of the troops leaving the landing craft.

Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

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Photo #: KN-17825 (Color)

"The Tough Beach"

Watercolor by Navy Combat Artist Dwight Shepler, 1944, showing German artillery fire hitting U.S. forces on "Omaha" Beach, on "D-Day" of the Normandy invasion, 6 June 1944. In the foreground is USS LCI(L)-93, aground and holed. She was lost on this occasion.

Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph.

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Photo #: 80-G-421287

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


USS LCI(L)-553 and USS LCI(L)-410 land troops on "Omaha" Beach, during the initial assault there on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
Photographed from the conning station of another LCI(L) LCI(L)-553, hit by two shells, was left a wreck on the beach on "D-Day".

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

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Photo #: 80-G-421288

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


USS LCI(L)-553 lands troops on "Omaha" Beach, during the initial "D-Day" assault, 6 June 1944.
This LCI(L) was lost during this action.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

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Photo #: 80-G-421289

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Troops land from USS LCI(L)-412 during the "D-Day" assault on "Omaha" Beach, 6 June 1944.
Note "half-track" weapons carriers at the water's edge, with their guns pointing inland; troops dug in on the shore; and LCI(L)-412's bow 20mm gunner engaging enemy targets.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

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