An American sodlier crawls through a split trench out in the bluffs that protected the French invasion beaches. A Coast Guard Combat Photographer, going in with troops fighting inland from the beaches, made this shot in the complicated defense honeycomb which spurted machine gun fire and shells at the D-Day invaders.
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