A rare color photograph of the German beach obstacles facing the landing troops. This German photograph was taken before the invasion on one of the bluffs overlooking the beach. On the gray morning of June 6th 1944 this very area would be assaulted.
Panther of 3. Panzerkompanie I./SS-PzRgt 12, after attack made in the end of morning at Norrey-en-Bessin, commanded by an Heer officer, Hauptmann Lüdemann (KIA 14.06.1944) who replaced SS-Hauptsturmführer von Ribbentrop (WIA 03.06.1944). 9 June 1944.