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



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Photo #: SC 190062

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


U.S. Soldiers of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move out over the seawall on "Utah" Beach, after coming ashore. Other troops are resting behind the concrete wall.
Photo dated 9 June 1944, but probably taken on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.

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

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Photo #: SC 190438

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


A U.S. Army weapons carrier moves through the surf toward "Utah" Beach, after being launched from its landing craft on 6 June 1944. Note .50 caliber machine gun on the vehicle, pointed skyward for anti-aircraft defense.

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

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Photo #: SC 320897

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


German prisoners of war in a barbed-wire enclosure on "Utah" Beach, 6 June 1944.
Note the group of African-American Soldiers in the near center distance, "Sherman" tank (with name "Delphia" on its side) beyond them, and USS LCT-855 stranded on the beach behind the tank.

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

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Photo #: 80-G-231643

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


German shell explodes on the Saint Marcouf Islands, off "Utah" Beach, on the morning of "D-Day", 6 June 1944. These islands had been occupied by U.S. Army troops earlier that morning.
Photographed from USS Quincy (CA-71).

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

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Photo #: SC 190276

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


German shell hits beside an LST off "Utah" Beach, during the early stages of the landings on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
This LST appears to be very down at the stern.
Photographed by Collier.

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

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Photo #: 80-G-231960

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


USS LST-499 and other landing ships and craft off "Utah" Beach on 6 June 1944, with barrage balloons overhead. The British monitor Erebus is in the right distance, painted in pattern camouflage.

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

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Photo #: 80-G-252377

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


USS Bayfield (APA-33), flagship for the "Utah" Beach landings, lowers LCVPs for the assault, 6 June 1944.
USS LST-346 is partially visible beyond Bayfield's stern, and USS Nevada is in the far right distance.

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

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Photo #: 80-G-252391

Normandy Invasion, June 1944


USS Bayfield (APA-33), flagship for the "Utah" Beach landings, loading landing craft on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.

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

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