American convoy passes through Valogenes, France, June 1944
An American convoy travels through Valogenes towards Cherbourg during Operaton Overlord. Official Caption: "On the road to Cherbourg shortly before the fall of that French port to American troops, first armored units pass through the ruins of shell-shattered Valognes. A Coast Guard Combat Photographer, moving in with the invaders, made this picture of the rubble that once was a French city on the peninsula." National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland (26-G-2523). Valogenes, France, June 1944.