Next to a fallen soldier, a fellow comrade formed a cross with rifles to pay his respects, Normandy, France, Jun 1944

Caption   Next to a fallen soldier, a fellow comrade formed a cross with rifles to pay his respects, Normandy, France, Jun 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   26-G-2397
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 8 Jun 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 13 Nov 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
24 Sep 2011 08:29:05 PM

THE PITY OF WAR, AND WHAT FINAL VICTORY COST R.I.P. THIS AMERICAN SOLDIER, DIED WITH HIS HOPES AND DREAMS FOR A BETTER LIFE. WHO'S SON, BROTHER, COUSIN, FATHER, UNCLE, HUSBAND AND FRIEND. "All GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL" HOWARD OSTERKAMP, COMMANDER/CHAPTER 3620 MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART AND A KOREAN WAR VETERAN. "IT IS FOOLISH AND WRONG TO MOURN THE MEN WHO DIED. RATHER WE SHOULD THANK GOD, THAT SUCH MEN LIVED" -GEORGE S. PATTON-
2. Dominique Lecarpentier says:
9 Jun 2012 10:42:51 AM

Should be Omaha beach

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