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KN-17825 "The Tough Beach"

Photo #: KN-17825 "The Tough Beach"
Title: "The Tough Beach"
Description: The Tough Beach Watercolor by Navy Combat Artist Dwight Shepler, 1944, showing German artillery fire hitting U.S. forces on Omaha Beach, on D-Day of the Normandy invasion, 6 June 1944. In the foreground is USS LCI(L)-93, aground and holed. She was lost on this occasion. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: KN-17825
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