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A Message from Omaha Beach

Chief Photographer’s Mate Robert F. SargentA landing craft from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company A, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red One) onto Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944.

“Through the sign of the cross it is not the servant or the slave who is speaking, but the Lord of all creation.” —Pope St. John Paul II