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Omaha Beach - Aerial View the Day After D-Day

Omaha Beach - Aerial View the Day After D-Day Visual Arts Famous Historical Events Aviation & Space Exploration World War II

How did Omaha Beach appear on the 7th of June, 1944 ... the day after D-Day?

We can see a two-page panoramic photograph from Gordon A. Harrison's book Cross-Channel Attack, Chapter VIII ("The Sixth of June"), at pages 310-311, where this image is described as:

Aerial view of Omaha Beach on D Plus 1.  Note the five draws leading up from the beach.

Click on the image for a greatly expanded view.


Media Credits

Image described above from the United States Army in World War II Series, European Theater of Operations, U.S. Army Center of Military History.

 

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

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