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



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Photo #: SC 189899

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


D-Day scene on "Omaha" Beach, 6 June 1944.
USS LCI(L)-553, lost at this time, is partially visible in the left background.
LCVP landing craft at left is from USS Samuel Chase (APA-26).
Note vehicles and men on the beach, and "Caution .. No Signal .. Left Drive" sign on the vehicle in lower right.

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

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Photo #: 80-G-45714

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Scene on "Omaha" Beach on the afternoon of "D-Day", 6 June 1944, showing casualties on the beach, a bogged-down "Sherman" tank, several wrecked trucks and German anti-landing obstructions. A LST is beached in the left distance and invasion shipping is off shore.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, Collection in the U.S. National Archives

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Photo #: SC 189935

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Troops of the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division assemble on a narrow strip of "Omaha" beach before moving inland near Collville-sur-Mer on "D-Day", 6 June 1944. USS LCI(L)-83 is in the background, landing more men.
Photographed by Taylor.
For a closeup view of casualties in this location, see Photo # SC 189924.

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

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Photo #: SC 189924

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Dead Soldiers on "Omaha" beach on "D-Day", 6 June 1944. They were members of the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division.
Photographed by Taylor.
Note inflatable life belts draped over some of the bodies, and a box over another.
For a broader area view taken from this location, see Photo # SC 189935.

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

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Photo #: 26-G-2397

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


An American Soldier lies dead alongside an anti-landing craft obstruction on "Omaha" Beach, 6 June 1944. He is wearing an inflatable life belt.
Note rifles by his feet, an M1 semiautomatic rifle on the sand, with a M1903 bolt-action rifle laid across it.

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

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Photo #: SC 189910

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Wounded men of the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, receive cigarettes and food after they had stormed "Omaha" beach on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.

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

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