WW II D-Day Omaha Beach 1st Infantry Division Medics, 1944

WW II D-Day Omaha Beach 1st Infantry Division Medics, 1944

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This photo was taken by a U.S. Army Signal Corps photographer on 6 June 1944 at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France. Assault troops of the 3d Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st U.S. Infantry Division, are shown in a protected area, with the chalk cliff at their backs, being treated for minor injuries by medics who landed with them. They later moved out to Colville-Sur-Mer.

The Signal Corps photo id is on the lower right.

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