Historic Documents

Documents, including copies, reproductions and scans of documents, reports, articles, publications, etc., detailing the U.S. Coast Guard and its five predecessor agencies: the Revenue Cutter Service, the Life-Saving Service, the Lighthouse Service, the Bureau of Navigation, and the Steamboat Inspection Service from the Coast Guard Archives and Special Collections, Coast Guard, and National Archives.

NOTE: Documents provided are in the public domain.

1944 - CPhoM Robert Sargent & D-Day Photo of LCI-85 Sinking

Original caption reads: "Coast Guardsman Robert J. Sargent, Chief Photographer's Mate. . . . .shows Coast Guardsman Clyde R. Wilson, Motor Machinists Mate. . . . .a picture of the battle-blasted Coast Guard-manned LC[I-85] that Wilson served on during the Invasion of Normandy. Both men are veterans of the invasions of Sicily, Italy, and Normandy." Scan courtesy of Ray Rebmann, Jr. & "Fred's Place Tribute Group."

Photo by: Fred's Place
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