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  • Map
    [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France]. Scale ca. 1:41,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 703 From. Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864). opp. p. 630. Map shows the "Position of the Kearsarge when she received the first broadside of the enemy," the general direction of the ships during the battle, and the position of the Alabama, when it sank ...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Map of Utah Beach, Normandy, France]. Depth shown by bathymetric tints. Shows tide lines, slope of the beach, buildings beyond the beach, and the location of hedgehogs (an anti-landing craft system). Numbers on the map correspond with other more traditional maps developed for the invasion. Title provided by cataloger. Created by United States Navy, June 1944 at Camp Bradford, Va. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy - Burwell, Charles Lee
    • Date: 1944