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Normandy Invasion, June 1944

A convoy of Landing Craft Infantry (Large) sails across the English Channel toward the Normandy Invasion beaches on "D-Day", 6 June 1944. Each of these landing craft is towing a barrage balloon for protection against low-flying German aircraft. Among the LCI(L)s present are: LCI(L)-56, at far left; LCI(L)-325; and LCI(L)-4.

Date 6 June 1944
Source Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives. Photo #: 26-G-2333
Originally uploaded to EN Wikipedia as en:File:Lci-convoy.jpg by en:User:Taak 27 June 2004; modified by en:User:Raul654 5 July 2004.
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