Spent shell cases on USS Nevada, D-Day

Spent shell cases on USS Nevada, D-Day
The length of the D-Day naval bombardment is clearly demonstrated by these piles of spent shell cases on the decks of USS Nevada.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 May 2009), Spent shell cases on USS Nevada, D-Day , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Nevada_D-Day.html

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