Members of an American landing party helped those whose landing craft were sunk, Omaha Beach Normandy, 6 Jun 1944

Caption   Members of an American landing party helped those whose landing craft were sunk, Omaha Beach Normandy, 6 Jun 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   SC190366
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Normandy Campaign, Phase 1   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 6 Jun 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 16 Feb 2007

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
16 Dec 2014 07:55:20 PM

Landing craft was sunk by enemy gun fire off Omaha Beach, near Colleville sur Mer, France
June 6, 1944
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
18 Oct 2015 03:34:03 PM

Another source lists above photograph taken on Utah Beach, near Sainte Mere Eglise June 1944
3. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
18 Oct 2015 06:43:17 PM

It is true that Wiki captions this photo as being at Utah beach but Wiki attributes that to a US Army source. The US Army captions this photo at Omaha. Further, all sources agree that the photo was taken by combat photographer Louis Weintraub and all of his other D-Day beach photos are captioned at Omaha. I think the Omaha caption is pretty strong.

Author Steven Napier adds that these are members of the 741st Tank Battalion.

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