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26-G-2587: Normandy Invasion, German Prisoners, June 1944

26-G-2587:  Normandy Invasion, German Prisoners, June 1944.  German Prisoners aboard a Coast Guard Manned Transport.  Aboard a Coast Guard-manned transport carrying them to the United States, these wounded and ailing German prisoners follow doctor’s orders and get plenty of fresh air and sunshine.  Attired in robes and slippers provided for them, they lounge on the open deck.  A Coast Guardsman chats at right with a prisoner who speaks English, June 1944.  Official U.S. Coast Guard Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.   (2015/5/19).
Caption: Normandy Invasion, German Prisoners, June 1944. German Prisoners aboard a Coast Guard Manned Transport. Aboard a Coast Guard-manned transport carrying them to the United States, these wounded and ailing German prisoners follow doctor’s orders and get plenty of fresh air and sunshine. Attired in robes and slippers provided for them, they lounge on the open deck. A Coast Guardsman chats at right with a prisoner who speaks English, June 1944. Official U.S. Coast Guard Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2015/5/19).
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