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NH 54483 Invasion of Southern France, August 1944

Invasion of Southern France, August 1944
Title: Invasion of Southern France, August 1944
Caption: Senior officers of the invasion task force follow the progress of the landings on a relief map, aboard USS CATOCTIN (AGC-5), the main map depicts the "Alpha" and "Delta" beach areas. Taken circa 15 August 1944. Present are (l-r around the map): Rear Admiral Lemonnier, French Navy; an aide; Vice Admiral H. Kent Hewitt, USN; General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, British Army; Admiral Sir John Cunningham, RN; Captain R.A.J. English, USN. Vice Admiral Hewitt has autographed this photo.
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Catalog #: NH 54483
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Date: Tue, Aug 15, 1944
After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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