Photo #: 80-G-252557
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Scene on "Omaha" Beach soon after the "D-Day" landings, showing stranded landing craft, piles of supplies, and dead Soldiers awaiting evacuation or burial.
USS LCT-199 is offshore in left center. British LCT(A)(5)-2421, USS LCT-555 and USS LCT-638 are on the beach in the center (listed from the middle distance to further away). An LCVP from USS Thurston (APA-77) is in the left foreground.
The photograph was received by the Naval Photo Science Laboratory on 14 June 1944, but was probably taken on or about 6 June.
See Photo # 80-G-252568 for a view of this area taken from the opposite direction.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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11 December 2003