Photo #: SC 209053
Two waterfront gantry cranes that were destroyed by the Germans during their demolition of Cherbourg's harbor facilities. Photographed on 17 July 1944, as U.S. engineers were working to reopen the port.
Note the even pattern of explosives damage on the seawall across the channel.
Photographed by Heimburger.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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24 February 2004