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Row upon row of stretchers cover the decks of a Coast Guard LCT.

National Archives and Records Administration1944-06-06

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

Original Caption: Beachheads Come High- Row upon row of stretchers cover the decks of a Coast Guard LCT bringing out wounded invaders from the flaming soil of France. These American and British soldiers fell somewhere between the beachhead and Cherbourg as Nazi defenders sought a high price in casualties for every yard they yielded. The wounded are being transferred to a Coast Guard assault transport which will carry themback to England for hospitalization.

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  • Title: Row upon row of stretchers cover the decks of a Coast Guard LCT.
  • Creator: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Date: 1944-06-06
  • Location: Normandy, France.

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