WWII D-Day: Omaha Beach a Logistics Nightmare, June 1944

WWII D-Day: Omaha Beach a Logistics Nightmare, June 1944

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This photo was taken by a U.S. Army Signal Corps photographer at Omaha Beach after the landings on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The panoramic view of Omaha Beach shows the logistics effort required to support the fighting and secure the landings.

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