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Allied Troops Heading for Confrontation at Omaha Beach

Allied Troops Heading for Confrontation at Omaha Beach American History Famous Historical Events Social Studies World War II

On D-Day morning, American troops arrived at their assigned section of the Normandy coast.  With "Omaha Beach" in sight,  the assault troops left their LCVPs and waded, in the surf, toward the beach.  They were about to experiencer an unbelievably difficult day of battle.

This image is from US Army in World War II - European Theater of Operations - Cross-Channel Attack, by Gordon A. Harrison, Chapter VIII, "The Sixth of June," at page 314.


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Image described above, online courtesy HyperWar Foundation and iBiblio - The Public's Library and Digital Archive at University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill).

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