The World War II Photo of the Week
for 10 June 2002
|Defusing the Situation ...
After removing the fuses of the unexploded German mines shown in the photo, which were found in the ruins of the Cherbourg dockyards, American engineers hauled them away as they began preparing a landing area for supplies in the destroyed harbor. U.S. Signal Corps photo, dated July 17, 1944, from the Webmaster's collection.