Photo #: 80-G-252574
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Gun in a German pillbox on the Normandy coast, which had been knocked out by a direct Naval gunfire hit during the invasion. The pillbox was in use as a U.S. Army command post when photographed by Combat Photo Unit Eleven (CPU-11).
Photograph received by the Naval Photo Science Laboratory on 14 June 1944.
Note bag hanging from the gun, and field jackets stacked at left.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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18 December 2003