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American troops, carrying rifles and light fighting equipment, spring through the surf from Coast Guard-manned landing craft in final amphibious maneuvers somewhere on the North African coast.

National Archives and Records Administration1944-06-06

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

Original Caption: Invaders Hit the Shore in Invasion Maneuvers- American troops, carrying rifles and light fighting equipment, spring through the surf from Coast Guard-manned landing craft in final amphibious maneuvers somewhere on the North African coast. Invaders and Coast Gurad invasion craft, such as these, hit the beaches of French Normandy before dawn D-Day.

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  • Title: American troops, carrying rifles and light fighting equipment, spring through the surf from Coast Guard-manned landing craft in final amphibious maneuvers somewhere on the North African coast.
  • Creator: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Date: 1944-06-06
  • Location: Normandy, France.

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