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80-G-253145 Normandy Invasion, June 1944

Photo #: 80-G-253145  Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Title: Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Description: Scene on one of the invasion beaches, during force buildup operations in June 1944. Note: Shore party relaxing (left foreground); Bulldozer with heavy fenders on its blade, possibly for boat salvage purposes (behind the shore party); Beached landing vessels, including (from left to right): USS LCT-852; British LCT-2302 and a Rhino (RHF) pontoon barge. This photograph, taken by Combat Photo Unit Eleven (CPU-11), was received by the Navy Photo Science Laboratory on 3 July 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-253145
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