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These Coast Guard barges rode back and forth through D-Day bringing wave of reinforcements to the beachhead.

National Archives and Records Administration1944-06-06

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
United States

Original Caption: French Coast Dead Ahead- Helmeted Yankee soldiers crouch, tightly packed, behind the bulwarks of a Coast Guard landing barge in the historic sweep across the English Channel to the shores of Normandy. Minutes later, they dashed up the beach under fire from the Nazi defenders. These Coast Guard barges rode back and forth through D-Day bringing wave of reinforcements to the beachhead.

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  • Title: These Coast Guard barges rode back and forth through D-Day bringing wave of reinforcements to the beachhead.
  • Creator: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Date: 1944-06-06
  • Location: Normandy, France.

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