PHOTO OF THE WEEK



The World War II Photo of the Week
for 31 May 1999


PIERSIDE PRAYER (58 K)

Pierside Prayer

Father (Major) Edward J. Waters, Catholic Chaplain from Oswego, New York, conducts Divine Services on a pier for members of the first assault troops thrown against Hitler's forces on the continent. Weymouth, England, late May/early June 1944. [NWDNS-111-SC-190504]. Picture reproduced courtesy Still Picture Branch (NWDNS), U. S. National Archives.

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