Photo #: KN-17825 (Color)
"The Tough Beach"
Watercolor by Navy Combat Artist Dwight Shepler, 1944, showing German artillery fire hitting U.S. forces on "Omaha" Beach, on "D-Day" of the Normandy invasion, 6 June 1944. In the foreground is USS LCI(L)-93, aground and holed. She was lost on this occasion.
Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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25 November 2003