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The Allied Forces stromed the beaches of Normandy, france on June 6, 1944.  Here American troops hit the water from one of the landing craft.  Soldiers on shore are lying flat under German machine gun fire. Robert F. Sargent, a Coast Guard photographer, took this view from a landing barge.
The Allied Forces stromed the beaches of Normandy, france on June 6, 1944.  Here American troops hit the water from one of the landing craft.  Soldiers on shore are lying flat under German machine gun fire. Robert F. Sargent, a Coast Guard photographer, took this view from a landing barge.

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