|Crossed rifles in the sand are a comrade's tribute to this American soldier who sprang ashore from a landing barge and died at the barricades of Western Europe. Photo courtesy of the National Archives.|
Photograph by Himes
|French civilians erected this silent tribute to an American soldier who has fallen in the crusade to liberate France from Nazi domination. Carentan, France. Photo courtesy of the National Archives.|
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Crossed rifles photo courtesy of the National Archives, Still Picture Branch - Control Number NWDNS-26-G-2397. Production date 1944. Creating organization was the United States Coast Guard.
Carentan, France photo by Himes. Courtesy of the National Archives, Still Picture Branch - Control Number NWDNS-111-SC-190597. Production date 6/17/1944. Creating organization was the War Department. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. The National Archives - http://www.nara.gov/