FIRST WAVE GOES OVER THE SIDE - Bound for the liberation of Western Europe, Yankee soldiers pile over the side from a Coast Guard assault transport off the French coast and into the landing barges. It is H-Hour. Minutes later Coast Guard landing barges swarmed upon the beaches of Normandy to write with bullets a new chapter in history.
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