Image: D Day Rescue, Omaha Beach
(New York, New York, 1919 - 2006, New York, New York)

D Day Rescue, Omaha Beach , June 7, 1944 (printed later)

Gelatin silver print
9 1/2 in. x 7 5/8 in. (24.13 cm x 19.37 cm)
Gift of the Rosenblum Photography Archive
As a U.S. Army combat still and motion picuture photographer in World War II, Rosenblum documented the invasion of Normandy on D-Day.  After the D-Day landing he joined an anti-tank battalion that drove through France and on to Germany and Austria. He later took the first motion picture footage of the Dachau concentration camp. Rosenblum become one of the most decorated WWII photographers, receiving the Silver Star, Bronze Star, five battle stars, a Purple Heart and a Presidential Unit Citation.
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