From the Landing Craft Assault: we watched the 'planes dive-bombing near Le Hamel, D Day, 6th June 1944

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 4277
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  • medium: chalk
  • Support: Height 557 mm, Width 380 mm
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image: A view from a D Day landing craft approaching the shore. British soldiers are crouching in the boat which is surrounded by explosions and water plumes rising all around. Aircraft fly above the blazing shoreline.

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