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Photo #: SC 320901

Normandy Invasion, June 1944

Troops in an LCVP landing craft approaching "Omaha" Beach on "D-Day", 6 June 1944. Note helmet netting; faint "No Smoking" sign on the LCVP's ramp; and M1903 rifles and M1 carbines carried by some of these men. This photograph was taken from the same LCVP as Photo # SC 189986.

Original Source:

Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

https://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/wars-and-events/world-war-ii/d-day/SC-320901.html

Higher Resolution Source:

http://www.history.army.mil/html/reference/Normandy/pictures.html (See the 14th image in the series of 39.)

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Source http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/images/s300000/s320901c.htm
Author The original uploader was Taak at English Wikipedia. Later versions were uploaded by Raul654, Nauticashades at en.wikipedia.
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Derivative works of this file: Western front WW2, title image.jpg

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  • 2006-11-12 10:35 Nauticashades 2917×2340×8 (553871 bytes) {{PD-USNavy}} Photo #: SC 320901 Normandy Invasion, June 1944 Troops in an LCVP landing craft approaching "Omaha" Beach on "D-Day", 6 June 1944. Note helmet netting; faint "No Smoking" sign on the LCVP's ramp; and M1903 rifles and M1 carbines carried by
  • 2004-07-04 16:52 Raul654 740×541×8 (92150 bytes)
  • 2004-06-25 23:21 Taak 740×560×8 (100025 bytes) marines approaching omaha beach

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