Photo #: 80-G-256041
German Magnetic Mines
Are exploded by a U.S. Navy motor minesweeper (YMS), during clearance operations near Cherbourg, France, 30 July 1944.
Note the fortifications in the foreground.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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5 February 2004