Coast Guard Picture of the Week

Jaws-of-Death

“The Jaws of Death.” A photo by CPHOM Robert F. Sargent, USCG. A Coast Guard-manned LCVP from the U.S.S. Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division on the morning of 6 June 1944 at Omaha Beach. Coast Guard Photo #2343.

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  1 comment for “Coast Guard Picture of the Week

  1. Jannette Chamberlain
    June 6, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    These pictures really bring it home… I can’t even imagine… what a sacrifice that generation made.

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