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Photograph of Columns of Coast Guard LCIs Advancing upon the Beaches of France in the Wake of the Stars and Stripes

Photograph of Columns of Coast Guard LCIs Advancing upon the Beaches of France in the Wake of the Stars and Stripes

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Original caption: Old Glory Moves to New Glory-Columns of Coast Guard LCI's, protected by barrage balloons against low flying Nazi strafers, advance upon the beaches of France in the wake of the Stars and Stripes. A Coast Guard combat photographer, going into the invasion on an LCI, caught this picture of the advance guard of the Liberation Fleet in the English Channel.



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06/06/1944
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The U.S. National Archives
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