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Film, Video A Key To Victory

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  • A Key To Victory


  • Hebert, John R. (Curator)


  • -  World War, 1939-1945
  • -  World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy
  • -  Burwell, Charles Lee, 1917-
  • -  Motion Pictures


  • Motion Pictures


  • -  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.
  • -  Presented in Partnership with HISTORY


  • Geography And Map Division

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