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US Army (USA) Rangers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade (ABN BDE) depart Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy (ITA) for Normandy, France (FRA) to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Normandy invasion which began the Allied occupation of Europe in World War II. On the morning of June 6, 1944, 225 Rangers invaded Omaha Beach on the northwest coast of France. After two days of fighting only 90 Rangers could still bear arms

US Army (USA) Rangers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade (ABN BDE) depart Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy (ITA) for Normandy, France (FRA) to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Normandy invasion which began the Allied occupation of Europe in World War II. On the morning of June 6, 1944, 225 Rangers invaded Omaha Beach on the northwest coast of France. After two days of fighting only 90 Rangers could still bear arms

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Aviano

State: Pordenone

Country: Italy (ITA)

Scene Camera Operator: SRA Priscilla Robinson, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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03/06/2004
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The U.S. National Archives
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