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26-G-2517 Normandy Invasion, June 1944

Photo #: 26-G-2517  Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Description: Landing ships putting cargo ashore on one of the invasion beaches, at low tide during the first days of the operation, June 1944. Among identifiable ships present are USS LST-532 (in the center of the view); USS LST-262 (3rd LST from right); USS LST-310 (2nd LST from right); USS LST-533 (partially visible at far right); and USS LST-524. Note barrage balloons overhead and Army half-track convoy forming up on the beach. Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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