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D-Day Wrecks Museum Gallery


Sign accompanying a duplex drive tank. It reads

"DD" Tank Sunk 4 Miles from Omaha by 27 Meters

On the morning of June 6th at 6:30 AM, 32 amphibious "DD" tanks (741st Tank Battalion) are launched 4 miles from Omaha Beach.
  • 27 of them sink, unable to fight against the heavy seas.
  • 2 reach the beaches due to the skill of their drivers.
  • 3 others are beached by their L.C.T. whose ramp was jammed.

Time picture taken Fri Jun 21 14:31:08 2002
Location picture taken D-Day Wrecks Museum
Port en Bessin, France
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