Photo #: USAF 72990 A.C.
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Shipping anchored off the "Omaha" Beach artificial harbor, circa late June or July 1944.
The old British battleship Centurion, scuttled as part of the "Gooseberry" artificial breakwater, is in the cluster of sunken ships just above the cloud in the lower right.
Note the extensive network of roads in the hills behind the beach.
Official U.S. Air Force Photograph.
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30 December 2003