Photo #: 80-G-253006
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
A U.S. Navy small craft recovery and repair unit in operation on one of the invasion beaches, 15 June 1944.
Note: Propellers upright in the sand (right center);
Portable forge by tent (center);
Engine on skid (left foreground);
Troops marching and resting on beach;
Coastal freighter and landing craft stranded at low tide, among them USS LCT-531; USS LCT-583 and USS LCT-443.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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9 January 2004