Photo #: 80-G-252577
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
German pillbox on "Omaha" Beach serving as a U.S. Army command post, during the early days of the invasion.
Note the truck and trailer in the foreground, and the barrage balloon over the pillbox.
Taken by Combat Photo Unit Eleven (CPU-11). This image was received by the Navy Photo Science Laboratory on 14 June 1944.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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3 February 2004