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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8 December 2003