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80-G-47392 Normandy Invasion, June 1944

Photo #: 80-G-47392  Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Title: Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Description: Rhino ferry RHF-19 lands vehicles on Omaha Beach, circa 10 June 1944. USS LST-502 is in the left background. British LCT-562 is beached at right. In the right center distance is the sunken hulk of the old British battleship Centurion, which had been scuttled as part of the Omaha Beach Gooseberry artificial breakwater. Note Soldier in the right foreground, with waterproofing taped around his rifle, and the bulldozers at work behind him. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-47392
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