Photo #: 80-G-231959
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Minesweepers exploding mines in the boat channel across the Cardonnet Bank, off "Utah" Beach on the morning of "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
These minesweepers all appear to be of the YMS-type.
Photographed from USS Quincy (CA-71).
For a narrower-angle version of this image, see Photo # 231649.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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18 December 2003