P06125.001

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P06125.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Photographer Capa, Robert
Place made France: Normandy
Date made 6 June 1944

Description

An Associated Press public relations photograph of American troops of the 16th Infantry Regiment sheltering from German machine gun fire and artillery amongst beach obstacles on Omaha Beach during the Normandy D-Day landings on the 6 June 1944. This was one of the 'famous eleven' photographs taken by combat photographer Robert Capa during the D-Day landings, and was widely distributed in the press during the war.