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batterie de cherbourg - debarquement normandie 6 juin 1944

Near the ferry terminal at Cherbourg. soldiers in a bunker of 650 Regelbau Seebahnhof, MA commandant Oberleutnant Gustav Stötzner, depends on the Cherbourg Hafenkommandant: Hermann Witt 213 attached to StP. A French cannon ex-DCA cm Flak (f).

column of German prisoners, captured in fighting for the outer defenses of Cherbourg are marched to a prisoner of war stockade behind the lines on June 29, 1944.

A column of German prisoners, captured in fighting for the outer defenses of Cherbourg are marched to a prisoner of war stockade behind the lines on June (AP Photo)

Dodge WC56 Command Vehicle

Dodge WC56 Command Vehicle

Lt. General Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben and Rear Admiral Walter Hennecke arriving at the Château de Servigny to discuss the surrender of Cherbourg,  26 June 1944

General Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben and Rear Admiral Walter Hennecke arriving at the Château de Servigny to discuss the surrender of Cherbourg, 26 June 1944

GIs of the 79th Infantry Division after the battle in the environs of the port city of Cherbourg, France, June 1944. Visible in the trench is a medic helping the wounded. The German corporal on the ground was among the unlucky ones.

US troops of the Infantry Division look on a fallen Wehrmacht soldier at Fort du Roule in Cherbourg, France - 26 June 1944

An American soldier lies dead beside water pump, killed by a German booby trap set in the pump in a French village on the Cherbourg Peninsula, on June 18, 1944. AP Photo

An American soldier lies dead beside water pump, killed by a German booby trap set in the pump in a French village on the Cherbourg Peninsula, on June AP Photo

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