D-Day 71 years ago

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

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.

USCG 83 ft patrol boat, probably June 1944. Photographer unknown.

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