WAR & CONFLICT BOOKERA: WORLD WAR II/WAR IN THE WEST/FRANCE

A view on June 6, 1944, from a coast Guard Barge hitting the French coast with the first waves of invaders. U.S. troops wade ashore under heavy machine gun fire from Nazi beach nests.

Landing on the coast of France under heavy Nazi machine gun fire are these American soldiers, shown just as they left the ramp of a Coast Guard landing boat, June 6, 1944. CPhoM. Robert F. Sargent. (Coast Guard)
NARA FILE #: 026-G-2343
WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1041

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