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Dawn Patrol (B-25s)

Dawn Patrol (B-25s)

Title: Dawn Patrol (B-25s)..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: September 18, 1941..Place: Lake Charles, Louisiana..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection..Physical Description: 1 tr... more

Culver Cadet and Army Plane

Culver Cadet and Army Plane

Title: Culver Cadet and Army Plane..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: September 1941..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection..Description: Culver Cadet LCA and two monoplanes at ai... more

[Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, Mt. Rainier]

[Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, Mt. Rainier]

Title: [Boeing Flying Fortress, Mt. Rainier]...Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: April 1943..Place: Mount Rainier, Washington..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection..Physical Desc... more

[U.S. Flight Navigator, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]

[U.S. Flight Navigator, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]

Title: [U.S. Flight Navigator, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: April or May 1943..Place: Mitchel Field Air Force Base, Long Island, New York..Part O... more

Boeing Flying Fortress

Boeing Flying Fortress

Title: Boeing Flying Fortress..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: April 1943..Place: Mount Rainier, Washington..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection..Description: Boeing B-17F Fly... more

[Waist Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]

[Waist Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]

Title: [Waist Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: April or May 1943..Place: Mitchel Field Air Force Base, Long Island, New York..Part Of: Robe... more

[Tail Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]

[Tail Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]

Title: [Tail Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: April or May 1943..Place: Mitchel Field Air Force Base, Long Island, New York..Part Of: Rober... more

Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Physical Desc... more

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots

Title: Mission Mfg. misc. field shots ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co. miscellaneous shots]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yar... more

Pill box world war two war, architecture buildings.

Pill box world war two war, architecture buildings.

Wartime images: Free images of war, available for commercial use and free download. Copyright-free, no attribution required.

Photograph of Extraordinary Congress of the International Council on Archives

Photograph of Extraordinary Congress of the International Council on A...

This is a photograph from the Extraordinary Congress of the International Council on Archives. Etienne Sabbe of Belgium is speaking. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Wreck of Messerschmitt Bf 109E near Dover, 28 August 1940

Wreck of Messerschmitt Bf 109E near Dover, 28 August 1940

One of a batch of World War 2 images, mainly medium format transparencies..Ref BH 1315..I suspect all these images were taken in late 1940 and are probably training exercises within the UK

Soccer. Denmark - Germany. Germany won 1-0. Hamburg, November 1940.

Soccer. Denmark - Germany. Germany won 1-0. Hamburg, November 1940.

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King Christian X on his horse. Gyldenløvsgade in Copenhagen 1940.

King Christian X on his horse. Gyldenløvsgade in Copenhagen 1940.

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Kirkenes

Kirkenes

RAFA-3309 U71_0298..Vil du bla i albumet, kan du gjøre det i Digitalarkivet: arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/db/13188/2/?size=medium&mo... ( http://arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/db/13188/2/?size=medium&mode=0 ) ..If yo... more

Air-raid precaution exercise in Flakhaven in Odense, 1940

Air-raid precaution exercise in Flakhaven in Odense, 1940

People wear gas masks because of experiences with gas attacks during WW1...More images from The Museum of Danish Resistance: erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp ( http://erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp )

Harald Heering from Akademisk Skytteforening (Academic Rifle Club). Small arms instructor: Captain Hingel

Harald Heering from Akademisk Skytteforening (Academic Rifle Club). Sm...

Amager Fælled in Copenhagen, 1942...More images from The Museum of Danish Resistance: erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp ( http://erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp )

[Consolidated PBY-3 Catalina and Control Tower at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporation]

[Consolidated PBY-3 Catalina and Control Tower at Naval Air Station Co...

Title: [Consolidated PBY-3 Catalina and Control Tower at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporation]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: September 1942..Place: Corpus Christi, Texas..Part... more

[Floatplanes in Hangar at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporation]

[Floatplanes in Hangar at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem ...

Title: [Floatplanes in Hangar at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporation]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: September 1942..Place: Corpus Christi, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Rich... more

[Consolidated PBY-3 Catalina at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporation]

[Consolidated PBY-3 Catalina at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Beth...

Title: [Consolidated PBY-3 Catalina at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporation]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: September 1942..Place: Corpus Christi, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnal... more

[Sailor at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporation]

[Sailor at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporati...

Title: [Sailor at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Bethlehem Steel Corporation]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: September 1942..Place: Corpus Christi, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph C... more

American and Filipino Prisoners, Captured at Corregidor

American and Filipino Prisoners, Captured at Corregidor

Original Caption: American and Filipino prisoners, captured at Corregidor, arrive at Bilibid prison by foot and truck as Japanese look on. They were taken by boat to Cavite. Those unable to walk were hauled the... more

[Mechanics, Lockheed Hudson AT-18A, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

[Mechanics, Lockheed Hudson AT-18A, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

Title: [Mechanics, Lockheed Hudson AT-18A, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: February 1943..Series: Series 6: Negatives and Color Transparencies.Negative Series... more

[Army Hospital Operating Room, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

[Army Hospital Operating Room, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

Title: [Army Hospital Operating Room, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: February 1943..Series: Series 6: Negatives and Color Transparencies.Negative Series: 250... more

Queue outside the butcher in Elsinore. August 1943.

Queue outside the butcher in Elsinore. August 1943.

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[Military Personnel Using Link Trainer, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

[Military Personnel Using Link Trainer, Pepperell Manufacturing Compan...

[Military Personnel Using Link Trainer, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: February 1943..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Place: San Antoni... more

Queue outside a soup kitchen,at Klostertorv in Ålborg 1943 (WW2)

Queue outside a soup kitchen,at Klostertorv in Ålborg 1943 (WW2)

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[Military Personnel Using Link Trainer with Kollsman Instrument Panel, Randolph Field]

[Military Personnel Using Link Trainer with Kollsman Instrument Panel,...

Title: [Military Personnel Using Link Trainer with Kollsman Instrument Panel, Randolph Field]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1943..Place: San Antonio, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Pho... more

[Military Personnel Using Link Trainer, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

[Military Personnel Using Link Trainer, Pepperell Manufacturing Compan...

Title: [Military Personnel Using Link Trainer, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: February 1943..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Place: San... more

[Pilots Walking Towards Aircraft Hangar, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

[Pilots Walking Towards Aircraft Hangar, Pepperell Manufacturing Compa...

Title: [Pilots Walking Towards Aircraft Hangar, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: February 1943..Series: Series 6: Negatives and Color Transparencies.Negative S... more

People running, The Central Station in Aarhus. 26th August 1943 (WW2)

People running, The Central Station in Aarhus. 26th August 1943 (WW2)

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[Nurse in Hospital Linen Closet, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

[Nurse in Hospital Linen Closet, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

Title: [Nurse in Hospital Linen Closet, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: February 1943..Series: Series 6: Negatives and Color Transparencies.Negative Series: 2... more

[Worker Hanging Parachutes, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

[Worker Hanging Parachutes, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

Title: [Worker Hanging Parachutes, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: February 1943..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Place: San Antonio, Te... more

Cyclists at Nørrebrogade in Copenhagen (1940-45)

Cyclists at Nørrebrogade in Copenhagen (1940-45)

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Bomb crater at Njalsgade in Copenhagen after the RAF attack on B&W

Bomb crater at Njalsgade in Copenhagen after the RAF attack on B&W

Date: 27th January 1943..More images from The Museum of Danish Resistance: erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp ( http://erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp )

German guards at Vestre Fængsel (prison)

German guards at Vestre Fængsel (prison)

Date: Between September 1943 and May 1945...More images from The Museum of Danish Resistance: erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp ( http://erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp ) 02000098

[Pilot Standing on Aircraft, Randolph Field]

[Pilot Standing on Aircraft, Randolph Field]

Title: [Pilot Standing on Aircraft, Randolph Field]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1943..Place: San Antonio, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Description: Pilot sta... more

[Pilots Walking Towards Aircraft Hangar, Randolph Field]

[Pilots Walking Towards Aircraft Hangar, Randolph Field]

Title: [Pilots Walking Towards Aircraft Hangar, Randolph Field]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1943..Place: San Antonio, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Descriptio... more

[Refueling Aircraft with Neoprene Hose, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company]

[Refueling Aircraft with Neoprene Hose, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and C...

Title: [Refueling Aircraft with Neoprene Hose, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: February 1943..Place: San Antonio, Texas..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph C... more

Bike with a side car (Between 1940 and 1945)

Bike with a side car (Between 1940 and 1945)

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[Army Cook Steaming Cauliflower, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

[Army Cook Steaming Cauliflower, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]

Title: [Army Cook Steaming Cauliflower, Pepperell Manufacturing Company]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: February 1943..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Place: San Antoni... more

German guards outside the Hotel Phoenix in Bredgade, Copenhagen (The German Marine's head quarter). 1940-45.

German guards outside the Hotel Phoenix in Bredgade, Copenhagen (The G...

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Cyclist looking at the burning Shellhouse (Getapo's head quarter) after the RAF attack.. 18th April 1944.

Cyclist looking at the burning Shellhouse (Getapo's head quarter) afte...

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Photograph of American Troops in Wiltz, Belgium

Photograph of American Troops in Wiltz, Belgium

Original caption: "We cleaned out Wiltz Jan. 22nd, just a little more than a month after the Krauts started their counter-offensive. They told us that with Wiltz and St. Vith out of the way, we had punched the... more

M-4 Sherman Tanks Lined up in a Snow Covered Field, near St. Vith, Belgium

M-4 Sherman Tanks Lined up in a Snow Covered Field, near St. Vith, Bel...

Original caption: Lined up in a snow-covered field, near St. Vith, Belgium are the M-4 Sherman tanks of the10th Tank Bn. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After]

[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After]

[Coutances Bridge, Normandy - Before & After] - [FRA-5650 and FRA-5651]

Wreckage in St. Vith, Belgium

Wreckage in St. Vith, Belgium

Original caption: Here is a portion of the wreckage in St. Vith, Belgium, after units of the 7th Armored Division, took the town. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of Infantrymen Pushing through the Hurtgen Forest in Germany

Photograph of Infantrymen Pushing through the Hurtgen Forest in German...

Original caption: With rifles held for quick action, Infantrymen push through the Hurtgen Forest in Germany, Co. E, 110th Inf. Regt., 28th Inf. Division Photographs of American Military Activities

Photograph taken from Captured German Film of German Troops Advancing Past Burning American Equipment

Photograph taken from Captured German Film of German Troops Advancing ...

Original caption: "Then WHAM, they hit us. Our line up there in the Ardennes was pretty thin and the Jerries knew it. Old Von Rundstedt massed a lot of stuff behind the lines and let us have it. I'll never f... more

Photograph of Paratroopers just before They Took off for the Initial Assault of D-Day

Photograph of Paratroopers just before They Took off for the Initial A...

Original caption: See You in Berlin. Resolute faces of paratroopers just before they took off for the initial assault of D-Day. Paratrooper in foreground has just read Gen. Eisenhower's message of good luck a... more

Aerial Photograph of the Landing Operation on the French Coast Showing Three LSTs Stuck in Shallow Water off Shore

Aerial Photograph of the Landing Operation on the French Coast Showing...

Original caption: Aerial view of the landing operation on the French Coast shows three LST's stuck in shallow water a couple of hundred yards off shore. A line of tanks and vehicles scuttles through the heady ... more

NORMANDY, THE AIRBORNE INVASION OF FORTRESS EUROPE

NORMANDY, THE AIRBORNE INVASION OF FORTRESS EUROPE

ARC Identifier 65988 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-19674. Summary: World War II scenes starting out with CU of Army Field Order No. 1, IX Troop Carrier Command, then shifts to a group of high ranking officers loo... more

Photograph of Tanks and Infantrymen of the 82nd Airborne Division

Photograph of Tanks and Infantrymen of the 82nd Airborne Division

Original caption: Tanks and Infantrymen of the 82nd Airborne Division push through the snow towards their objective in Belgium. Co. G, 740th Tank Bn., 504th Reg't., near Herresbach, Belgium. Photographs o... more

Road to Normandy

Road to Normandy

Original caption: Soldiers coming ashore on a pontoon causeway built by the SeaBees. This causeway was laid down at Omaha Beach during the Normandy Invasion. Publicity and Press Files

The police clearing Nørrebrogade in Copenhagen during the strike in 1944.

The police clearing Nørrebrogade in Copenhagen during the strike in 19...

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Photograph taken from a Captured German Film Shows German Infantrymen Knocked-Out and Burning American Vehicles

Photograph taken from a Captured German Film Shows German Infantrymen ...

Original caption: This photograph, taken from a captured Nazi film, was made when the Nazis had the world by the tail and were rolling full speed ahead in the early phase of their Belgium-Luxembourg breakthroug... more

Photograph of Amphibious Landing Operations at Slapton Beach, Devon, England in Preparation for Invasion of Europe

Photograph of Amphibious Landing Operations at Slapton Beach, Devon, E...

Original caption: Amphibious landing operations at Slapton Beach, Devon, England in preparation for invasion of Europe. General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

Yanks Trudge through Snow from Humpange, Belgium to St. Vith

Yanks Trudge through Snow from Humpange, Belgium to St. Vith

Original caption: Tanks trudge through snow from Humpange, Belgium to St. Vith. Soldiers are with Co. Co. 23rd Armored Bn., of the 7th Armored Division. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

HIPO inspecting identity cards when people cross Langebro (bridge) in Copenhagen

HIPO inspecting identity cards when people cross Langebro (bridge) in ...

Date: Winter 1944-45..More images from The Museum of Danish Resistance: erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp ( http://erez.natmus.dk/FHMbilleder/Site/index.jsp )

D-Day Ferry Ride

D-Day Ferry Ride

Original caption: SeaBee developed and manned "Rhine Ferries", were used extensively for ship to shore movement of men in the turbulent English Channel during the invasion of Normandy. Publicity and Press Files

Chart of D-Day Beaches

Chart of D-Day Beaches

This item is a hydrographic chart of the Normandy coast with an overprint indicating the beach sectors chosen for the pending amphibious assault. Plans and Operations Maps

Panoramic Sketch of the D-Day Beaches

Panoramic Sketch of the D-Day Beaches

This item is a panoramic drawing of the D-Day beaches, Sector Dog Green and Sector Fox Green. Geographic Intelligence Maps

Photograph of Medics and Litter Bearers Going Up the Ramp of an LCT as the Prepare for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of Medics and Litter Bearers Going Up the Ramp of an LCT as...

Original caption: Medics and litter bearers going up the ramp of an LCT which will take them to France for the assault against Hitler’s Europe. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

AGC-8 Communication Ship, USS Mount Olympus

AGC-8 Communication Ship, USS Mount Olympus

This photograph shows the AGC-8 Communication Ship, the USS Mount Olympus which was built by the Boston Navy yard. The hull of the ship was built by North Carolina Ship Building Company and was completed in Ju... more

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Original caption: View of an LCT with American troops and equipment loaded aboard awaiting the signal for the assault against the continent. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Original caption: These American troops have loaded their equipment onto an LCT and are waiting the signal for the assault against the Continent. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of American Troops Descending into Barges in a British Port Town as they Prepare for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops Descending into Barges in a British Port...

Original caption: American troops at a British port descend into barges which will take them to troop ships from which they will launch the attack against Hitler’s Fortress Europe. Note Barrage balloons in the... more

Photograph of American Troops Loading into LSIs in Britain for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops Loading into LSIs in Britain for the Nor...

Original caption: American troops load onto LSIs at a port in Britain where barrage balloons have been anchored for protection against strafing and low level bombings. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of American Troops Descending into Barges in a British Port Town as they Prepare for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops Descending into Barges in a British Port...

Original caption: American troops at a British port descend into barges which will take them to troop ships from which they will launch the attack against Hitler’s Fortress Europe. Color Photographs of Sign... more

Photograph of American Troops Marching through the Streets of a British Port Town on Their Way to the Docks in Preparation for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops Marching through the Streets of a Britis...

Original caption: These American troops are marching through the streets of a British port town on their way to the docks where they will be loaded into landing craft for the big assault. Color Photographs of ... more

Photograph of Jeeps Being Driven into the Open Doors of a LCT in Preparation for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of Jeeps Being Driven into the Open Doors of a LCT in Prepa...

Original caption: Jeeps being driven into the open doors of an LCT at a port in Britain in preparation for D-Day. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

SS-297 USS Ling

SS-297 USS Ling

This photograph shows the SS-297 USS Ling which was built by the Boston Navy Yard. The hull of the ship was built by North Carolina Ship Building Company and was completed in June of 1944. Administrative Histor... more

Photograph of Men and Equipment in Landing Craft Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Photograph of Men and Equipment in Landing Craft Preparing for Normand...

Original caption: Men and equipment are massed together in landing craft in preparation for the big assault on the European continent. England. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of Roll Call before D-Day Assault

Photograph of Roll Call before D-Day Assault

Original caption: This is the last roll call for the men before they board landing craft for the big assault on the European continent. Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity

Photograph of American Troops during Final Amphibious Maneuvers on the North African coast

Photograph of American Troops during Final Amphibious Maneuvers on the...

Original caption: Invaders Hit the Shore in Invasion Maneuvers- American troops, carrying rifles and light fighting equipment, spring through the surf from Coast Guard-manned landing craft in final amphibious m... more

Photograph of Landing Craft Approaching Omaha Beach

Photograph of Landing Craft Approaching Omaha Beach

Original caption: Landing craft of all sizes approach Omaha Beach filled with assault troops comprising the first wave to set foot French soil. Normandy. June 6, 1944. Index to Personalities in the U.S. Army... more

Photograph of American Assault Troops

Photograph of American Assault Troops

Original caption: American assault troops of the 3rd Bat., 16th Regt., 1st US Inf. Div., who failed in their attempt to storm across a narrow strip of beach in Collville Sure Mer, Normandy, to the comparative s... more

American Assault Troops of the 16th Infantry Regiment, Injured While Storming Omaha Beach, Wait by the Chalk Cliffs for Evacuation to a Field Hospital for Further Medical Treatment, Collville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France
Photograph of Private William Bonneville Wrapped in a Blanket after an Exhausting Struggle with the Chill Currents of the English Channel

Photograph of Private William Bonneville Wrapped in a Blanket after an...

Original caption: One of More Than 1,100 Rescued by Coast Guard in English Channel- Private William Bonneville, U.S. Army, of Chester, PA, shivering with cold after an exhausting struggle with the chill current... more

Photograph of American Soldiers Heading towards the French Coast on a U.S. Coast Guard Landing Barge

Photograph of American Soldiers Heading towards the French Coast on a ...

Original caption: Coast Guard Ferries Reinforcements- Grim and determined, these American soldiers head towards the French Coast as the American Flag flies from the stern of their US Coast Guard landing barge a... more

Photograph of American Medics Rendering First Aid to Troops in the Initial Landing on Utah Beach

Photograph of American Medics Rendering First Aid to Troops in the Ini...

Original caption: American Medics render first aid to troops in the initial landing on Utah Beach. Les Dunes de Madeleine, Northern Coast, France. In the background other members of the landing parties dig in... more

Photograph of American Assault Troops with Full Equipment Moving onto Omaha Beach

Photograph of American Assault Troops with Full Equipment Moving onto ...

Original caption: American assault troops with full equipment move onto Omaha Beach behind heavy material including half-tracks and DUKWS. Smoke in the background is from Naval gunfire supporting the landing. ... more

Photograph of Royal British Marines during Final Amphibious Maneuvers on the North African Coast

Photograph of Royal British Marines during Final Amphibious Maneuvers ...

Original caption: The Coast Guard Lands the British Marines- Down the ramps, through the surf and up the beach dash Royal British Marines form U.S. Coast Guard-manned landing craft during final amphibious maneu... more

Photograph of Men and Assault Vehicles Storming the Beaches of Normandy

Photograph of Men and Assault Vehicles Storming the Beaches of Normand...

Original caption: Men and assault vehicles storm the beaches of Normandy as allied landing craft make a dent in Germany's West Wall on June 6, 1944. As wave after wave of landing craft unload their cargo, men ... more

Photograph of a Mortar Crew Standing Back Just Before Firing into a Nazi Position

Photograph of a Mortar Crew Standing Back Just Before Firing into a Na...

Original caption: A mortar crew stands back just before firing into a Nazi position somewhere along the Normandy Coast, France. June 6, 1944. Index to Personalities in the U.S. Army Signal Corps Photographic... more

Photograph of American Assault Troops Moving onto a Beachhead on the Northern Coast of France

Photograph of American Assault Troops Moving onto a Beachhead on the N...

Original caption: Invasion…Carrying full equipment, American assault troops move onto a beachhead on the northern coast of France. Landing craft, in the background, jams the harbor. June 6, 1944. Omaha Beach ... more

Photograph of Reinforcements Flowing Steadily through the Surf and Up the Beaches of France

Photograph of Reinforcements Flowing Steadily through the Surf and Up ...

Original caption: Quiet Follows the Fury on the Beaches- With the bitter Nazi defenders forced back into the interior, reinforcements flow steadily through the surf and up the beaches of France. Barricades of ... more

Photograph of Allied Guns Firing at Nazi Planes Off the Cherbourg Peninsula

Photograph of Allied Guns Firing at Nazi Planes Off the Cherbourg Peni...

Original caption: Off Cherbourg, The Luftwaffe Attacks at Night- Allied guns weave a tapestry of flame in the night skies off the Cherbourg Peninsula, as Nazi planes appear overhead to bomb a group of invasion ... more

Photograph of American Soldiers Marching a Group of German Prisoners along a Beachhead in Northern France

Photograph of American Soldiers Marching a Group of German Prisoners a...

Original caption: American soldiers march a group of German prisoners along a beachhead in Northern France after which they will be sent to England. June 6, 1944. Index to Personalities in the U.S. Army Sig... more

Photograph of General Dwight D. Eisenhower Giving the Order of the Day

Photograph of General Dwight D. Eisenhower Giving the Order of the Day

Original caption: Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full victory, nothing less" to paratroopers somewhere in England just before they board their planes to take part in the first assault of... more

Photograph of Coast Guard Landing Barges Hitting the French Coast with the First Wave of American Troops

Photograph of Coast Guard Landing Barges Hitting the French Coast with...

Original caption: Coast Guard Barges Hit the French Coast- Coast Guard landing barges hit the French Coast with the first wave of American troops under heavy fire from Nazi beach nests. This photo, taken from ... more

Photograph of a Large Group of American Assault Troops

Photograph of a Large Group of American Assault Troops

Original caption: A large group of American assault troops of the 3rd Bat., 16th Inf. Regt., 1st Infantry Div., having gained the comparative safety offered by the chalk cliff at their backs, take a breather be... more

Photograph of Stretchers Covering the Decks of a Coast Guard LCT

Photograph of Stretchers Covering the Decks of a Coast Guard LCT

Original caption: Beachheads Come High- Row upon row of stretchers cover the decks of a Coast Guard LCT bringing out wounded invaders from the flaming soil of France. These American and British soldiers fell s... more

Photograph of Soldiers Crouching Behind the Bulwarks of a Coast Guard Landing Barge

Photograph of Soldiers Crouching Behind the Bulwarks of a Coast Guard ...

Original caption: French Coast Dead Ahead- Helmeted Yankee soldiers crouch, tightly packed, behind the bulwarks of a Coast Guard landing barge in the historic sweep across the English Channel to the shores of N... more

Photograph of German Prisoners

Photograph of German Prisoners

Original caption: The Long Road Back…These Germans, until a few moments ago, members of Hitler's fighting forces, trudge along, hands over heads to become prisoners of the "Weak Allies". June 6, 1944. [Utah],... more

Photograph of the French Invasion Beach Made by a Coast Guard Combat Photographer from a Hillside Cut with the Trenches of the Ousted Nazi Defenders

Photograph of the French Invasion Beach Made by a Coast Guard Combat P...

Original caption: Supplies Pour Ashore for Invaders of France- This striking panorama of the French invasion beach was made by a Coast Guard combat photographer from a hillside cut with the trench (foreground) ... more

Photograph of American Reinforcements Piling from a Coast Guard Landing Barge into the Surf on the French Coast Soldiers Crossing the English Channel aboard a Coast Guard "Elsie" (LCI)

Photograph of American Reinforcements Piling from a Coast Guard Landin...

Original caption: It's Their Turn Now-American reinforcements, eager for their shot at the retreating Nazis in Normandy, pile from a Coast Guard landing barge into the surf on the French coast. Hardened for ba... more

Photograph of an American Medical Officer Bandaging the Hand of an American Soldier

Photograph of an American Medical Officer Bandaging the Hand of an Ame...

Original caption: Just the Same. He Made It…An American medical officer bandages the hand of an American soldier who was injured while trying to land on a beachhead on the northern coast of France. The marks ... more

Photograph of Men and Equipment Scattered about a Command Post on Red Beach, France

Photograph of Men and Equipment Scattered about a Command Post on Red ...

Original caption: Men and equipment scattered about a command post on Red Beach, France. Some G.I. would not part with his English Racer, so he brought it over (note right hand corner). 8 June 1944. Red Beac... more