A Jeep being towed ashore at Normandy, France, Jun 12, 1944. Note that censors have deleted markings on the Jeep's front bumper and an object at the right edge. Photo taken by US Navy Combat Photo Unit Eight (CPU-8)

Caption     A Jeep being towed ashore at Normandy, France, Jun 12, 1944. Note that censors have deleted markings on the Jeep's front bumper and an object at the right edge. Photo taken by US Navy Combat Photo Unit Eight (CPU-8) ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-252807
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Jeep   Main article  Photos  
Normandy Campaign, Phase 1   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 12 Jun 1944
Photos at Same Place Normandy, France
Added By David Stubblebine

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
13 Mar 2019 04:36:14 AM

The censors blanked out something on the bumper. What is it?
2. vlackatack says:
13 Mar 2019 12:35:29 PM

The front bumper usually had the unit that the Jeep belonged to on it (battalion, regiment, etc.) so they probably censored that so the Germans wouldn't know what units were in Normandy.

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