Photo #: 80-G-231248
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
View of the invasion force off the Normandy coast, photographed from USS Ancon (AGC-4), with "Omaha" Beach in the background and barrage balloons overhead. The amount of smoke on the beach strongly indicates that the photograph was taken on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
USS LST-373 is at right.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Online Image: 87KB; 740 x 615 pixels
Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.
Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.
If you want higher resolution reproductions than this digital image, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."
11 December 2003