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La Brèche-d’Hermanville; Lower Normandy; France

Frame details

Date: 06 June 1944
Location: La Brèche-d’Hermanville; Lower Normandy; France
Coordinates (lat, lon): 49.294534, -0.295974
Description: Nineteen Landing Craft Tank, unloading tanks and trucks on SWORD Beach on D-Day. Several craft are under power, propellers churning-up white water at the stern, as they try to maintain position on the beach long enough to unload their cargoes.
Sortie: US7/1734
Frame: 8122
Corporate bodies: 8th (Photographic Reconnaissance) Wing, USAAF.
People: Hoover, John R, Capt.
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 10000