LIBERATION FORCES SHARPEN UP FOR THE KILL - Months of invasion practice from US Coast Guard and Navy-manned landing craft preceeded the historic blow against the French coast to smash Germany's domination of Europe. Here, Yankee fighters go aboard Coast Guard-manned LCI's (landing craft infantry) for final invasion maneuvers somewhere on the English Coast. Thousands of invasion craft, covered by 11,000 planes, opened the liberation.
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