A LCVP from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarked troops on a Normandy beach, 6 Jun 1944

Caption   A LCVP from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarked troops on a Normandy beach, 6 Jun 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   26-G-2343
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Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
16 Dec 2014 07:38:56 PM

US troops landing at Vierville sur Mer, Normandy
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
7 Feb 2015 05:19:07 PM

STEP INTO HELL: GREATEST GENERATION, OMAHA BEACH Men of Easy Co., 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Div. Normandy, France June 6, 1944

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WW2-Era Place Name Vierville sur Mer, Normandy, France
Lat/Long 49.3802, -0.8953

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