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Exhausted Allied Troops

Exhausted Allied Troops American History Visual Arts Famous Historical Events World War II

Troops, exhausted from seemingly endless hours of trauma, would try to sleep wherever they could.

This artist's rendering, part of the U.S. Navy's art gallery, depicts sleeping soldiers during the Normandy battles.  Curators of the Navy’s art gallery describe it as follows:

Soldiers Resting Near Church, by Alexander P. Russo. 

A scene in Vierville-Sur-Mer, Normandy.

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Naval History & Heritage Command.

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