A LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) from the US Coast Guard -manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry , 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red One) wading onto the Fox Green section of Omaha Beach (Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France) on the morning of June 6, 1944. American soldiers encountered the newly formed German 352nd Division when landing. During the initial landing two-thirds of Company E became casualties.
Chief Photographer's Mate (CPHoM) Robert F. Sargent - This file is available at the headquarters of the National Archives and Records Administration , cataloged under the identifier ARC (National Archives Identifier) 195515+
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