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Omaha Beach; Lower Normandy; France

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Date: 06 June 1944
Location: Omaha Beach; Lower Normandy; France
Coordinates (lat, lon): 49.369000, -0.877117
Description: Bulldozers and tanks fitted with blades carried out important work at OMAHA, in clearing paths through concrete obstacles, wire and shingle for tanks and troops to advance off the beach. At upper left in this image, one such vehicle can be seen to have cut a route through the sea wall and has reversed before making another attempt.
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 2000