Original Caption: A group of American assault troops who, although wounded, stormed the beachhead and gained the comparative safety of the chalk cliffs at their backs. Food and cigarettes were available to lend comfort to the men. Omaha Beach, Normandy France. 3rd Bat., 16th Inf. Regt., 1st US Inf. Div, Collville Sur Mer. June 6, 1944.