Normandy Beachhead


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New York, United States

14th July 1944: Fleets of US transport and landing craft disgorge reinforcements and supplies for the US troops who liberated the Contentin peninsula, the deep-water port of Cherbourg and the communication centre of La Haye du Puits. Barrage balloons float overhead as protection against German strafing aeroplanes, which did not appear. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)


  • Title: Normandy Beachhead
  • Creator: Keystone
  • Date Created: 1944-07-14
  • Date Published: 2004-04-10
  • Provenance: Hulton Archive
  • Subject Keywords: Supplies, Balloon, Group, Art And Craft, Tools, Center, Landing, Freedom, Communication, Finance, Transportation, Nautical Vessel, Horizontal, Black And White, War, Warship, France, Army, Navy, USA, Beach, Peninsula, Military, Politics, Cherbourg, Disembarking, Landing Craft, Anti-Aircraft, Males, Arrival, US Military, World War II, Arromanches, 1940-1949

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