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Port in a Storm
Photograph by Alexandra Boulat

A massive reminder of the D-Day invasion lies off Arromanches-les-Bains in Normandy, one of the sites where Allied troops stormed ashore on June 6, 1944. This block is a remnant of a mile-long artificial harbor—code-named Mulberry—made of huge concrete caissons and old ships that were towed from England by tugboats. The Mulberry provided an offshore dock where as many as seven ships at a time could tie up and unload vital cargo and supplies into Allied trucks or landing craft.

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Camera: Canon EOS 1
Film Type: Velvia
Lens: Canon Zoom 70 / 200mm f2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/5.6
Weather Conditions: Clear
Time of Day: 7 p.m.
Lighting Techniques: N/A

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