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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
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|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944|
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|88k||View of "Omaha" Beach following emplacement of the "Gooseberry" breakwater of sunken ships, circa mid-June 1944. Construction operations are
under way in the foreground, with two bulldozers at work. The old British battleship Centurion, sunk as part of the breakwater, is visible in the center.
Landing craft present at or near the shoreline include (from center to left): LCT(5)-149;
British LCT-2043 (marked "U.S."); British LCT-1024; LCT(5)-413 and LCT(6)-611. The British LCT-1024 is somewhat off shore, in the right center, headed toward the right. This view forms the left half of a panorama.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-258260 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
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|166k||Wrecked landing craft during the Normandy storm of 21 June 1944. British LCP(L)-556 is at left. The British LBK-7 (with a large "Food" sign displayed) is in the center. LCT(6)-611 is in the right distance. In the right foreground is an oil-spattered LCVP. Photo from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the US National Archives. Photo #: SC 193917||Robert Hurst|
|151k||YFB-65 moored, pierside at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, date unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
|161k||YFB-65 operating as a car and passenger ferry at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay between the main base and the air station.
For Research Only, ©Photo by Hank Walker "Time & Life pictures/Getty images", Feb 01,1960
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