In preparation for the Normandy Invasion of early June 1944, the U.S. and British military prepared detailed maps of the coastline site in France. One was a three-dimensional model made of rubber depicting relief and showing tide lines, the slope of the beach, buildings, and locations of anti-landing craft systems, known as hedgehogs. The map was given to the Library of Congress by a participant in the invasion, Charles Lee Burwell, who as a naval intelligence officer during the conflict responsible for briefing Allied high command and troops.
Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, April 16, 1917
Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
Manuscript Division - Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers, 1834 to 1974. - Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress - Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers, 1834 to 1974.: Family Papers - American Memory
A moving picture
Rogers, W. A. (William Allen) - Rogers, W. A.
Prints and Photographs Division - Cabinet of American Illustration - Catalog
Photos, Prints, Drawings
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