SHORING UP FOR D-DAY - American infantrymen, rifles ready, pour down the ramps of a Coast Guard-manned LCI as its bow hits the beach in final practice maneuvers for the invasion of Hitler's European Fortress. Repeated drills, such as this, prized the American invaders for the big liberation punch.
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