The 83-foot Coast Guard cutter USCG 1 off Omaha Beach on the morning of D-Day, tied up to an LCT and the Samuel Chase
A long salute to the Coasties who were off (or on) the coast of France 71 years ago today. I will just point to a couple of previous posts.
D-Day, 6 June 1944
D-Day, Normandy Remembered
“Crew of CG-16 pointing to the tally board of 126 rescued soldiers.”
Photo courtesy of Terry Hannigan.
(NOT AN OFFICIAL USCG PHOTOGRAPH)
USCG 83 ft patrol boat, probably June 1944. Photographer unknown.