Photo #: SC 189987
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
USS LCI(L)-490 and USS LCI(L)-496 approach "Omaha" Beach.
The original caption gives date as 7 June 1944, but the heavy smoke ashore strongly indicates that the view was taken on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
Photographed by Wall.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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12 December 2003