BRITISH INVADERS LANDED BY THE COAST GUARD - During invasion maneuvers in European combat waters, Coast Guard-manned landing craft hit the beach with Royal British Marines. In this picture, made by a Coast Guard Combat Photographer, the Britains storm along a surf-washed beach in North Africa. Coast Guard landing craft, like these, struck in the intitial invasion waves against the French coast before dawn on D-Day.
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