D-Day: Omaha Beach

Big Red One Takes Fox Green Title: WWII: Europe: France; “Into the Jaws of Death — U.S. Troops wading through water and Nazi gunfire”, circa 1944-06-06. A LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red One) wading onto […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Utah Beach

US Army Take Tare Green and Uncle Red The westernmost of the five code-named landing beaches in Normandy, Utah is on the Cotentin Peninsula, west of the mouths of the Douve and Vire rivers. Amphibious landings at Utah were undertaken by United States Army VII Corps, with the amphibious assault led primarily by the US […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Atlantic Wall

The Coastal Defences The Atlantic Wall (German: Atlantikwall) was an extensive system of coastal defence and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944, along the coast of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defence against an anticipated Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe from the United Kingdom, during World War II. Adolf Hitler ordered […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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