Beach obstacles being erected by the Germans on the Normandy coast prior to the Allied assault, 1944
Photograph, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945), 1944.
A low-level air photograph showing part of the Normandy coast where the Allied landings were scheduled to take place. Prior to the landings on 6 June 1944 thousands of air reconnaissance photographs of German defences were taken in preparation for the liberation of Europe.
One of 37 British official photographs.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection