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Robert F. Sargent: Into the Jaws of Death  wikidata:Q1637209 
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Chief Photographer's Mate (CPHoM) Robert F. Sargent
Robert F. Sargent: Into the Jaws of Death
Title
English: WWII: Europe: France; “Into the Jaws of Death — U.S. Troops wading through water and Nazi gunfire”, circa 1944-06-06.
Français : Seconde Guerre mondiale, Europe, France. « Entre les dents de la mort — Les troupes américaines pataugent dans l’eau sous les balles nazies. ». Photo prise vers 08:30 le matin du 6 juin 1944.
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English: A LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red One) wading onto the Fox Green section of Omaha Beach (Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France) on the morning of June 6, 1944. American soldiers encountered the newly formed German 352nd Division when landing. During the initial landing two-thirds of Company E became casualties.
Français : Un LCVP (Landing Craft Vehicle & Personnel : barge de débarquement de véhicules et de personnel) provenant de l’USS Samuel Chase piloté par l’US Coast Guard (corps des garde-côtes des États-Unis), débarque des troupes de la compagnie E du 16erégiment d’infantrie de la 1re division d’infanterie américaine (“Big Red One”), dans la matinée du 6 juin 1944 (le “D Day”, ou « Jour J », durant l’Opération Neptune) à Omaha Beach (Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France) dans le secteur Fox Green. Ces soldats affrontèrent la nouvellement formée 352e division d’infanterie de l’armée allemande. Durant le débarquement initial de cette compagnie, les deux tiers des soldats de la compagnie E furent perdus.
Македонски: Десантно пловило на бродот „Семјуел Чејс“ на Крајбрежната стража на САД како ја истоварува Четата Е на XVI пешадиски полк во походот наречен „Омаха Бич“ на 6 јуни 1944. По истоварувањето, четата се соочува со силната одбрана на новоформираната германска CCCLII дивизија, при што загинуваат две третини од војниците на четата.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLFDR), 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY, 12538-1999.
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NAIL Control Number: NLR-PHOCO-A-7298
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Identification of the soldier via: The Free Lance-Star - June 6, 1984.
See also a map of the Fox Green section at Omaha Beach.
The following changes were applied to this restoration: global sharpness increased, filaments/dust/dirt removed, levels adjusted, cropped.
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English: A LCVP from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division wading onto Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944. American soldiers encountered the newly formed German 352nd Division when landing. During the initial landing two thirds of the Company E became casualties.
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