List of ships in Omaha Bombardment Group

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Below is a list of ships responsible for bombarding targets at Omaha Beach as part of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, the opening day of Operation Overlord, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II.

Omaha Bombardment Group
Name Type Nationality
Arkansas Battleship US Navy
Texas Battleship US Navy
Bellona Light cruiser Royal Navy
Glasgow Light cruiser Royal Navy
Georges Leygues Light cruiser French Navy
Montcalm Light cruiser French Navy
Baldwin Destroyer US Navy
Carmick Destroyer US Navy
Doyle Destroyer US Navy
Emmons Destroyer US Navy
Frankford Destroyer US Navy
Harding Destroyer US Navy
McCook Destroyer US Navy
Satterlee Destroyer US Navy
Thompson Destroyer US Navy
Melbreak Destroyer escort Royal Navy
Talybont Destroyer escort Royal Navy
Tanatside Destroyer escort Royal Navy


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