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The Normandy Invasion
The Technical Services in OVERLORD

The following chapters, dealing with OVERLORD planning and participation, are extracted from the Technical Services volumes of the U.S. Army in World War II series:

Chemical Mortars at UTAH Beach

The Chemical Warfare Service

Engineers anchor reinforced track for vehicles coming ashore at OMAHA

The Corps of Engineers

Medics administering first aid to invasion casualties on UTAH

The Medical Department

Rhino ferry discharging ordnance troops and supplies on a Normandy beach

The Ordnance Department

Quartermaster soldiers set up a POL dump

The Quartermaster Corps

WACs operating a radio-telephoto transmitter at a Signal Corps station in England

The Signal Corps

Transportation tugs nudge Phoenixes into position before their flood valves are opened and they sink to the ocean floor.

The Transportation Corps


Complete Citations for the Extracted Volumes in The Technical Services in OVERLORD