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, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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1 December 2003