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26-G-2397 Normandy Invasion, June 1944

Photo #: 26-G-2397  Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Title: Normandy Invasion, June 1944
Description: An American Soldier lies dead alongside an anti-landing craft obstruction on Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944. He is wearing an inflatable life belt. Note rifles by his feet, an M1 semiautomatic rifle on the sand, with a M1903 bolt-action rifle laid across it. Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 26-G-2397
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