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 World War II Photograph from Battle of Normandy

World War II Photograph: Private William Bonneville, U.S. Army, of Chester, Pennsylvania, shivering with cold after an exhausting struggle with the chill currents of the English Channel, is wrapped in a blanket and given hot coffee in the galley of the Coast Guard Rescue Cutter that picked him out of the water.  The craft was one of the flotilla of 83-footers which is credited with more than 1,100 rescues since D-Day.

Private William Bonneville, U.S. Army, of Chester, Pennsylvania, shivering with cold after an exhausting struggle with the chill currents of the English Channel, is wrapped in a blanket and given hot coffee in the galley of the Coast Guard Rescue Cutter that picked him out of the water. The craft was one of the flotilla of 83-footers which is credited with more than 1,100 rescues since D-Day.

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