Photo #: SC 193612
View of Slipway Number One, looking toward Basin Napoleon III, with the Passe Nord in the background, 4 July 1944, shortly after the Allies captured the city.
Note the capstan and old cannon used as bollards at the head of the slipway, and the effects of German harbor demolition efforts in the distance.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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23 February 2004