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Courseulles-sur-Mer; Lower Normandy; France

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Date: 06 June 1944
Location: Courseulles-sur-Mer; Lower Normandy; France
Coordinates (lat, lon): 49.328619, -0.457819
Description: Lead elements of the Canadian 3rd Division are visible in Courseulles-sur-Mer, with a Sherman tank providing a road block in the upper-right hand corner of this image. On the left of the frame, an amphibious Duplex-Drive Sherman tank and a section of infantry are visible adjacent to a cemetery. To the right of these troops is a German defensive position.
Sortie: US7/1734
Frame: 4072
Corporate bodies: 8th (Photographic Reconnaissance) Wing, USAAF.
People: Hoover, John R, Capt.
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 2500