Original Caption; Old Glory moves to new Glory. Columns of Coast Guard LCIs, protected by barrage balloons against low flying Nazi strafers, advance upon the beaches of France in the wake of the stars and Stripes. A Coast Guard combat photographer, going into the invasion on an LCI caught this picture of the advance guard of the Liberation fleet in the English Channel. Date: 6/6/1944. Local Identifier: 26-G-2399

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