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Aerial photo of the gun battery at Merville, Normandy, France after bombardment, circa May 1944; note the bombing failed to neutralize the battery before Normandy landings

Caption   Aerial photo of the gun battery at Merville, Normandy, France after bombardment, circa May 1944; note the bombing failed to neutralize the battery before Normandy landings ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   9309-08 MH 24804
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Normandy Campaign, Phase 1   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Merville Gun Battery   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 20 May 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 29 Jun 2008

This photograph has been scaled down; full resolution photograph is available here (698 by 501 pixels).

Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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WW2-Era Place Name Merville, Basse-Normandie, France
Lat/Long 49.2694, -0.1978
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