German beach obstacles, Normandy, 1944

German beach obstacles, Normandy, 1944
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Beach obstacles being erected by the Germans on the Normandy coast prior to the Allied assault, 1944.

Photograph, World War Two, 1944.

A low-level air photograph showing part of the Normandy coast where the Allied landings were scheduled to take place. Prior to the landings on 6 June 1944 thousands of air reconnaissance photographs of German defences were taken in preparation for the liberation of Europe.

Image Details

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Accession No.
NAM. 2006-12-103-9

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