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Omaha Beach (Overlay)

Omaha Beach (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Omaha Beach made during D-Day (position uncertain).

Omaha Beach was the Allied codename for one of the principal landing points during the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. The beach is about 3.5 miles long, from Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to Vierville-sur-Mer.
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The Advance From Easy Red

The Advance From Easy Red

This is a photograph taken of 15 February 1944, which shows the advance from Easy Red at Omaha Beach, Normandy.
Look here http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/books/wwii/100-11/ch4.htm#red for more info about this action.
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D Day Omaha Beach West

D Day Omaha Beach West

Invasion Map for Normandy's Omaha beach west
Link to source
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Normandie Omaha WN62

Normandie Omaha WN62

D-Day 6th of June 1944 - Sectores in US landing area "Omaha Beach"
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Omaha Beach - D-Day plus 6 at 12 June 1944

Omaha Beach - D-Day plus 6 at 12 June 1944

Omaha Beach is the code name for one of the main landing points of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6 1944, during World War II.

The beach was located on the northern coast of France, facing the English Channel, and was 5 miles (8 km) long, from east of Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to west of Vierville-sur-Mer on the right bank of the D...
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Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (Overlay II)

Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (Overlay II)

Detailed aerial view, Exit D3, taken 6 June 1944 at 1230 hrs.

(Photograph U.S. National Archives)

See also overall view of Easy Red:
http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile25563/Omaha-Beach,-6-June-1944-(Overlay-I).htm
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Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (Overlay III)

Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (Overlay III)

Detailed aerial view, Exit E1, taken 6 June 1944 at 1230 hrs.

(Photograph U.S. National Archives)

See also overall view of Easy Red:
http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile25563/Omaha-Beach,-6-June-1944-(Overlay-I).htm
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Gold Beach I (Overlay)

Gold Beach I (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Gold Beach during D-Day.

Gold Beach was the Allied codename for the centre invasion beach during the World War II Allied invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. It lay between Omaha Beach and Juno Beach, was 8km wide and divided into four sectors. From West to East they were How, Item, Jig, and King.

The grim task of invading Gold Be...
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Juno Beach (Overlay)

Juno Beach (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Juno Beach made during D-Day over Courseulles-sur-Mer.

Juno was the second most heavily defended of the five landing sites chosen, after the more famous Omaha Beach. General Richter was in charge of the 716th Division guarding the beach, with 11 heavy batteries of 155 mm guns and 9 medium batteries of 75 mm guns at his disposal. Additionally, p...
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D-Day Mullberry Harbour

D-Day Mullberry Harbour

A Mulberry Harbour was a type of temporary harbour developed in World War II to offload cargo on a beach during the Allied invasion of Normandy.

By June 9, just 3 days after D-Day, two harbours codenamed Mulberry 'A' and 'B' were constructed at Omaha Beach and Arromanches, respectively. However, a large storm on June 19 destroyed the American harbour at Omaha, leaving only the Br...
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Mullberry B at Arromanches - September 1944

Mullberry B at Arromanches - September 1944

Mulberry harbour at Arromanches, Normandy, in September 1944. These prefabricated floating harbours, constructed three days after the initial landings, were used to offload men and equipment at Gold and Omaha beaches. The harbour at Omaha beach was destroyed within 10 days, but the Arromanches harbour at Gold beach provided an essential landing base for Allies forces for 8 months, landing milli...
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Tolverne D-Day Loading Hard for Omaha Beach

Tolverne D-Day Loading Hard for Omaha Beach

Tolverne is a small landing stage where members of the 29th Infantry left England to attack Omaha Beach. Tolverne is situated north of the King Harry Ferry crossing on the river Fal, again north of Falmouth, Cornwall.

The whole of Great Britain was a vast armed camp by 1944. For D-Day the British/Canadian's were held in camps from Bournemouth on the south coast all the way up to...
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