A truck roars over the end of the pontoon bridgeways at Omaha beach before the channel storm wrecked the mulberry in June 1944

U.S. Navy Official photograph, Gift of Charles Ives, from the collection of The National World War II Museum
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165. Photograph. “File Number 46830. October 23, 1944. ‘Mulberry’--- the secret floating harbor, Normandy Landings Emblazoned with the giant White Star insignia, a truck roars over the end of the pontoon bridgeways at Omaha beach before the channel storm wrecked the Mulberry.” 23 October 1944

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$120.00
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Image Information

Accession Number: 
2011.102.165
Date: 
Jun 1944-
Location: 
Normandie
Branch: 
Navy
Theater of Service: 
European Theater of Operations
Campaign / Event: 
Normandy (June 1944)
Topical Subjects: 
Amphibious vehicles--American--France
Piers & wharves--France
Military vehicles--American--France
Soldiers--American--France
Pontoon bridges--France
Barrage balloons--American--France
Collection Level: 
The Charles Ives Collection consists of 719 photographs from the Pacific Theater of WWII. Many of the photographs were taken between 1944 and 1945. Mr. Ives inherited the photographs from a friend from Marblehead, Massachusetts who served as an aviator in the Army Air Corps and discharged as a Major in 1945.