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26-G-2313: Normandy Invasion, June 1944

26-G-2313: Normandy Invasion, June 1944.A Handful of the Millions of Yank Invaders.  On board a Coast Guard manned assault transport, the decks are jammed with American fighting men, who swept across the English Channel in overpowering force to establish a strong beachhead on the coast of Normandy.  These troops are shown at a moment of relaxation during the intensive final invasion maneuvers somewhere off Britain’s coast, June 1944.  U.S. Coast Guard Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.  (2014/11/18).
Caption: Normandy Invasion, June 1944.A Handful of the Millions of Yank Invaders. On board a Coast Guard manned assault transport, the decks are jammed with American fighting men, who swept across the English Channel in overpowering force to establish a strong beachhead on the coast of Normandy. These troops are shown at a moment of relaxation during the intensive final invasion maneuvers somewhere off Britain’s coast, June 1944. U.S. Coast Guard Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2014/11/18).
Accession #: 26-G-2313
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  • Theater of Operations--European
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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