MINESWEEPER BEFORE ITS FINAL PLUNGE - The USS TIDE a Navy minesweeper that preceded the invasion armada to the coast of Normandy, dies in the waters off France. This striking picture, made from a Coast Guard Fighting ship, shows the stricken vessel burning as two other ships stand by to pick up survivors. A few moments later the TIDE sank to the bottom.
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