Normandy Invasion
D-Day Landings at the Pointe du Hoc, 6 June 1944



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Photo #: 80-G-45716

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


U.S. Army Rangers show off the ladders they used to storm the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, which they assaulted in support of "Omaha" Beach landings on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
Photograph was released for publication on 12 June 1944.

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

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Photo #: 80-G-45715

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


U.S. Army Rangers resting in the vicinity of Pointe du Hoc, which they assaulted in support of "Omaha" Beach landings on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
Photograph was released for publication on 12 June 1944.
Note Ranger in right center, apparently using his middle finger to push cartridges into a M-1 carbine magazine. The carbine and a backpack frame are nearby.

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

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Photo #: 80-G-45721

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


U.S. Army Rangers rest atop the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, which they stormed in support of "Omaha" Beach landings on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
Photograph was released for publication on 12 June 1944.

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

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Photo #: 80-G-235595

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


Lieutenant Commander Knapper and Chief Yeoman Cook, of USS Texas (BB-35), examine a damaged German pillbox at Pointe du Hoc on "D-Day", 6 June 1944. Earlier in the day Texas had bombarded the point in support of the "Omaha" Beach landings.
The body of a dead U.S. Army Ranger, killed during the assault on Pointe du Hoc, lies covered up at right.

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

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