Photo #: 80-G-252744
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Personnel of the U.S. Navy's Second Beach Battalion disassembling two German "Beetle" remote-controlled miniature explosive tanks, to determine their method of operation, on "Utah" Beach, 11 June 1944.
These vehicles were intended as mobile anti-landing craft mines.
Photographed by Combat Photo Unit Eight (CPU-8).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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3 December 2003