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|Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944|
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|56k||Exact scale model of LCT(6)-555 by Philippe Gonzales of France.||Philippe Gonzales|
|95k||Philippe Gonzales' scale model of LCT(6)-555 presented to President George W. Bush, 5 June 2004, at Elysée (the home of the President of France) on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy.||Philippe Gonzales|
|89k||LCT(6)-555 beached at Easy Red, Omaha Beach, Normandy, 6 June 1944. Note the German prisoner at right in the photo.||Philippe Gonzales|
|1290k||LCT(6)-555 and LCT(A)-2435 high and dry on Easy Red, Omaha Beach, Normandy, 9 June 1944. LCT-555 was beached after striking a mine, 6 June 1944.
US Army Signal Corps photo # SC 196598
|John H. Kellers GM3/c , USS LCT-539 and Dave Kerr|
|119k||LCT(6)-555 stern first on the beach at Easy Red, Omaha Beach, Normandy, at low tide, 6 June 1944 or later.||Ron Swanson, LCT Flotillas WW2, Newsletter editor-researcher|
|116k||Scene on "Omaha" Beach soon after the "D-Day" landings, showing stranded landing craft, piles of supplies, and dead Soldiers awaiting evacuation or burial.
LCT(5)-199 is offshore in left center. British
LCT(6)-638 are on the beach in the center (listed from the middle distance to further away). An LCVP from Thurston (AP-77) is in the left foreground.
The photograph was received by the Naval Photo Science Laboratory, 14 June 1944, but was probably taken on or about 6 June.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-252557, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
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