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American assault troops in an LCVP landing craft approaching Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6th 1944.

The smoke in the background is from supporting naval gunfire.

Note helmet netting; faint "No Smoking" sign on the LCVP's ramp; and M1903 rifles and M1 carbines carried by some of these men.

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U.S. National Archives