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1944 LCI(L)-92 Invasion Story -- D-Day at Normandy, by PhoM3 Seth Shepard, USCGR

I N V A S I O N The Story of the LCI (L) 92 in the Invasion of Normandy on June 6, l944. * * * By Seth Shepard, Pho. M. 3c U. S. Coast Guard * * * Editor's note: The following publication was provided to us by Mr. James Mateyack, whose father served on board the LCI(L)-92 at Normandy, and we gratefully acknowledge his assistance. The article, written by Coast Guard Combat Photographer Seth Shepard, who was assigned to cover the 6 June 1944 invasion at Normandy, provides a first hand glimpse at the horror that was Omaha Beach on D-Day.

VIRIN: 1944-LCI92-SETH_SHEPARD_D-DAY_ARTICLE.PDF
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