D-Day, June 6, 1944
Credit: U.S. National Archives
Normandy Invasion, June 1944. Coast Guard manned USS LST-21 unloads British Army tanks and trucks onto a "Rhino" barge during the early hours of the invasion, 6 June 1944. Note the nickname "Virgin" on the "Sherman" tank at left. Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives: 26-G-2370.