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German 75mm Guns In-Place at Omaha Beach

German 75mm Guns In-Place at Omaha Beach Visual Arts Famous Historical Events World War II

In this image we see some of the terrain at Omaha Beach.  This photo was taken in February of 1945, after France was liberated and about eight months after D-Day.

We learn more about it from American Forces in Action - Omaha Beachhead (6 June - 13 June 1944), at page 10:

THE CRESCENT CURVE OF OMAHA BEACH shows from the high ground at the F-1 strong point above the eastern end of Omaha. Right foreground, German 75-mm gun emplacement; far background, the cliffs near Pointe de la Percée.


Media Credits

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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