Photo #: SC 275830
Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Damaged muzzle brake of a German 88mm gun, located in one of "Utah" Beach's gun emplacements.
Photographed on 15 September 1944, more than three months after U.S. troops landed there on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.
Note the ruptured cartridge case beyond the gun barrel.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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18 December 2003