Pictures of D-Day


Royalty Free Picture of D-Day,  Invasion of Nomandy France


AN INVASION CAMERA GOES FOR $8,500,000 IN WAR BONDS - Captain Reed-Hill, Chief, Public Relations Division, US Coast Guard, holds the camera with which Coast Guard Combat Photographer WIgle made the first D-Day invasion picture sent by radio from London to America. The camera was knocked down for a record $8,500,000 War Bond purchased by the Community Savings Bank of Rochester, NY, in the coast-to-coast War Bond auction conducted over the Mutual Radio Network. Bids totalled more than $12,000,000. Prints of the Wigle photograph, showing LCI's headed across the channel under barrage balloons, were presented to all who bought extra bonds and stamps through the Victory Auction Broadcast.

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