Photo #: 80-G-258257
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
View of a "Gooseberry" breakwater of sunken ships off one of the invasion beaches.
Taken by Combat Photo Unit Eleven (CPU-11). The image is dated 2 November 1944, but was actually taken about mid-June, shortly after the "D-Day" landings.
The lighter-colored vessel in left center is British LCT-2487.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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30 December 2003