Friday, June 18, 2010

Military Snapshots - Omaha Beach Flag Raising

The American flag flies proudly over one of the principal fortifications on Omaha Beach after a hard-won victory. The casualty list for D-Day on Omaha Beach alone numbered 2,881 dead, wounded and missing. Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, from Normandy: Breaching the Atlantic Wall by Dominique Francois.

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