Hunt class destroy fires on the D-Day beaches
One of the key reasons for the Allied victory on D-Day was the close naval support. Here we see a Hunt class destroyer firing on the German defences of one of the beaches.
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Rickard, J (12 May 2009), Hunt class destroy fires on the D-Day beaches, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hunt_class_destroyer_D-Day.html