Photograph of American Reinforcements Piling from a Coast Guard Landing Barge into the Surf on the French Coast Soldiers Crossing the English Channel aboard a Coast Guard "Elsie" (LCI)
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Original caption: It's Their Turn Now-American reinforcements, eager for their shot at the retreating Nazis in Normandy, pile from a Coast Guard landing barge into the surf on the French coast. Hardened for battle, they are going in to reinforce and replace the fighting units that secured the Norman beachhead and spread north toward Cherbourg.
|Department of Transportation. U.S. Coast Guard. Office of Public and International Affairs. 4/1/1967-1985|
|National Archives and Records Administration|
|National Archives at College Park - Still Pictures|