|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||France: Normandy|
|Date made||6 June 1944|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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An Associated Press public relations photograph of American troops of the 16th Infantry Regiment ...
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.