Clearing the Vierville Draw by Larry Selman
Image Area: 23"w x 13"h
Publisher Proof Edition: 100 Signed and Numbered
Artist Proof Edition: 50 Signed and Numbered
Military Edition: 350 Signed and Numbered: Unavailable
The invasion of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944, was one of the most decisive moments of the twentieth century. More than 150,000 Allied troops surged into Nazi-occupied France on that momentous day, overcoming the profound challenges of assaulting a coastline the enemy had fortified for nearly four years.
Of the five D-Day seaborne invasion sites, the one with the toughest terrain and most formidable German defenses was Omaha Beach, which was assaulted shortly after daybreak on June 6 by the 1st and 29th Infantry Divisions of the U.S. Army’s V Corps. The 29th Division’s 116th Infantry was assigned the arduous mission of gaining the initial foothold on the eastern half of Omaha Beach starting at H-Hour, 6:30 AM.