Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944
A convoy of Landing Craft Infantry (Large) sails across the English Channel toward the Normandy Invasion beaches on “D-Day”, 6 June 1944. Each of these landing craft is towing a barrage balloon for protection against low-flying German aircraft.
Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives. Photo #: 26-G-2333 

Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944

A convoy of Landing Craft Infantry (Large) sails across the English Channel toward the Normandy Invasion beaches on “D-Day”, 6 June 1944. Each of these landing craft is towing a barrage balloon for protection against low-flying German aircraft.

Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives. Photo #: 26-G-2333 

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