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A platoon of African American troops surrounds a farm house in a town in France. June 10, 1944. Omaha Beachhead, near Vierville Sur-Mer, France.

National Archives and Records Administration1944-06-10

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U.S. National Archives

Original Caption: Allied Invasion of France…A platoon of Negro troops surrounds a farm house in a town in France, as they prepare to eliminate a German sniper holding up an advance. 10 June 1944. Omaha Beachhead, near Vierville Sur-Mer, France.

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  • Title: A platoon of African American troops surrounds a farm house in a town in France. June 10, 1944. Omaha Beachhead, near Vierville Sur-Mer, France.
  • Creator: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Date: 1944-06-10
  • Location: Omaha Beach, Normandy, France.

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