World War 2 pictures – Sinking American landing craft (Coast Guard manned USS LCI(L)-85), damaged by German artillery, coming to another ship to rescue the crew and marines. D-day, Invasion of Normandy.
The invasion of Normandy (overlord) is a strategic Allied troop landing operation in Normandy (France), which began early in the morning on June 6, 1944 and ended on August 31, 1944, after which the Allies crossed the River of the Seine, liberated Paris and continued the offensive to the French-German border .
Location: Normandy, France
Date of the photo: 06 June 1944