Photo #: SC 190462
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Landing ships (with USS LST-73 in the foreground), carrying troops of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, move toward the north coast of France on "D-Day", 6 June 1944. They are protected against low-flying enemy aircraft by gas-filled balloons.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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25 November 2003