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USAF 72990 AC

Photo #: USAF 72990 A.C.  Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Title: Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Description: Shipping anchored off the Omaha Beach artificial harbor, circa late June or July 1944. The old British battleship Centurion, scuttled as part of the Gooseberry artificial breakwater, is in the cluster of sunken ships just above the cloud in the lower right. Note the extensive network of roads in the hills behind the beach. Official U.S. Air Force Photograph.
Catalog #: USAF 72990 A.C.
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