Village - Heavily Damaged

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The people of Normandy's villages were also massively impacted by the invasion and the battles of June, 1944.

This artist's rendering, part of the U.S. Navy's art gallery, depicts a heavily damaged town.  Curators of the Navy’s art gallery describe it as follows:

Street in Verville-Sur-Mer on D Plus Four, by Alexander P. Russo. 

An American M.P. directs an armored car through the transit area, June 10, 1944.

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Image online, courtesy Naval History & Heritage Command.



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