Photo #: SC 191020
Cherbourg Campaign, June 1944
Center of the town of Valognes, which was ruined by Allied bombing and shelling during the drive on Cherbourg. Photographed on 24 June 1944.
Note Jeep in the foreground, nicknamed "Always Ruth". Trucks and a power shovel are clearing rubble in the middle distance.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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21 February 2004