Hermes' Wings

History, Writing and Personal Musings

normandy – omaha beach wounded

Wounded members of the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment receive cigarettes and food in a sheltered stretch of beach at the 6th Naval Beach Battalion’s medical aid station at the foot of chalk cliffs in the “Fox Red” sector of “Omaha” beach on the morning of D-Day. The soldier looking at the camera is identified as Private Nicholas A. Fina, 22-years old, of ‘I’ Company and New York state. (NARA 111-SC-189910)

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