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26-G-4459: Normandy Invasion, German Prisoners, June 1944

26-G-4459:  Normandy Invasion, Prisoners of War, June 1944.  They Called Themselves “Supermen”   Thousands of soldiers of Hitler’s once mighty Wehrmacht stand on the wharves of a French port for embarkation on board a Coast Guard manned troop transport to the United States.  They are a small part of the stream of Nazi warriors who are finding a way out of their lost cause by surrendering to the Allied armies surging across Germany, 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. They Called Themselves “Supermen” Thousands of soldiers of Hitler’s once mighty Wehrmacht stand on the wharves of a French port for embarkation on board a Coast Guard manned troop transport to the United States. They are a small part of the stream of Nazi warriors who are finding a way out of their lost cause by surrendering to the Allied armies surging across Germany, June 1944. Official U.S. Coast Guard Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2015/5/19).
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