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Saint-Côme-de-Fresné; Lower Normandy; France

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Date: 06 June 1944
Location: Saint-Côme-de-Fresné; Lower Normandy; France
Coordinates (lat, lon): 49.337613, -0.601084
Description: The area in this image, between Asnelles-sur-Mer and St Come-de-Fresne, was assaulted earlier in the day by 1st Battalion the Hampshire Regiment. Cratered ground is evidence of naval gunfire support and an exploding shell is visible at the upper-right corner of the cluster of craters.
Sortie: US7/1734
Frame: 8040
Corporate bodies: 8th (Photographic Reconnaissance) Wing, USAAF.
People: Hoover, John R, Capt.
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 10000