Photo #: 80-G-252564
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Casualty evacuation boats in readiness on "Omaha" Beach, shortly after 6 June 1944.
Note: barge being beached at left, propelled by two LCMs; and ships sunk in the background to form the "Gooseberry" artificial harbor.
See Photo # 80-G-252567 for a view of these ships just before they were sunk.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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11 December 2003