Photo #: 80-G-252580
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
U.S. Army vehicles move inland on "Omaha" Beach, during the early days of the invasion.
Among the vehicles present are a DUKW amphibious truck (extreme right), a Jeep towing a trailer, and a road grader.
Note the barrage balloon overhead; .50 caliber quad anti-aircraft mount in the right center; and the German pillbox in left center, which the Army is using as a command post.
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