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World War II - Operation Neptune - Utah Beach - 1944

The 9th image is Operation Neptune, 1944, Utah Beach Utah, commonly known as Utah Beach, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion, of German occupied France, in the Normandy landings on June 6th, 1944,  during World War 2. The westernmost of the five code-named landing beaches in Normandy, Utah is on the Cotentin Peninsula, west of the mouths of the Douve and Vire rivers.  Amphibious landings at Utah, were undertaken by United States Army troops, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force, provided by the United States Navy and Coast Guard, as well as elements from the British, Dutch and other Allied navies.

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