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Grateful to be alive

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American assault troops of the 3d Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st U.S. Infantry Division, injured while storming Omaha Beach, and although wounded, gained the comparative safety offered by the chalk cliff at their backs. They await evacuation to a field hospital for further medical treatment. Food and cigarettes were available to lend comfort to the men at Collville-Sur-Mer, Normandy, France. June 6th 1944.

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