Photo #: 80-G-253257
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
A U.S. Army Air Forces P-38J-10 fighter (serial # 42-68071) rests on the newly constructed airfield overlooking "Omaha" Beach at St. Laurent, some days after the landings there. Photo is dated 14 June 1944.
Note the "Gooseberry" breakwater of sunken ships in the background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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18 December 2003