A soldier of the US Army looks at a German half-track camouflaged with branches near Le Neufbourg, France, Aug 12 1944. The half-track SdKfz 251 Ausf D, SS 926256 is from the 1.SS-Panzer-Division Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler. Note the soldiers M3 Grease GunBritish Beaufighters of RAF 236 Squadron and RCAF 404 Squadron making a rocket attack on the heavily armed German mine detector ship Sauerland off La Pallice France, 12 Aug 1944. Photo 1 of 2British Beaufighters of RAF 236 Squadron and RCAF 404 Squadron making a rocket attack on the heavily armed German mine detector ship Sauerland off La Pallice France, 12 Aug 1944. Photo 2 of 2Map depicting US Army VII Corps advancing into Brittany, France, 1-12 Aug 1944
A soldier of the US Army looks at a German half-track camouflaged with branches near Le Neufbourg, France, Aug 12 1944. The half-track SdKfz 251 Ausf D, SS 926256 is from the 1.SS-Panzer-Division Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler. Note the soldiers M3 Grease GunBritish Beaufighters of RAF 236 Squadron and RCAF 404 Squadron making a rocket attack on the heavily armed German mine detector ship Sauerland off La Pallice France, 12 Aug 1944. Photo 1 of 2British Beaufighters of RAF 236 Squadron and RCAF 404 Squadron making a rocket attack on the heavily armed German mine detector ship Sauerland off La Pallice France, 12 Aug 1944. Photo 2 of 2Map depicting US Army VII Corps advancing into Brittany, France, 1-12 Aug 1944
Nurses of a field hospital who arrived in France via England and Egypt after three years service, 12 Aug 1944
Nurses of a field hospital who arrived in France via England and Egypt after three years service, 12 Aug 1944


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James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945