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Omaha Beach on the afternoon of D-Day

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Omaha Beach on the afternoon of D-Day

Omaha Beach on the afternoon of D-Day

On Omaha beach German resistance was effective and American casualties were high. Shown are a knocked out Sherman deep wading tank, two trucks, a tractor and dead soldiers on the beach. In the surf the following beach obstacles can be seen: "Czech hedgehogs", "nutcrackers", and mines mounted on poles. The ship on the left is an LST (Landing, Ship, Tank). US Navy photo.


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