US marines killed on Omaha beach

US marines killed on Omaha beach


US marines killed lying face down in the sand of Omaha Beach, Normandy, France.
Crossed rifles in the sand are a comrade’s tribute to this American soldier who sprang ashore from a landing barge and died at the barricades of Western Europe.
The D-day Omaha beach Allies faced with the strong resistance of the enemy: to the end of the day the Americans lost about 3,000 soldiers there, while in the area “Utah” was only 197 killed.

 

Place: Normandy
Time taken: June 1944

 

Source: Crossed rifles in the sand are a comrade’s tribute to this American soldier who sprang ashore from a landing barge.

 

In : 1944

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