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 ...

Collection ID P06125.001
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Capa, Robert
Place made France: Normandy
Date made 06 June 1944
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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.

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