The naval artillery goes into action and takes aim at the defenses of the Atlantic Wall.
The shooting will end at dawn, just before the landing of the troops.
In the night, the air force too had pounded the German batteries.
The result of these bombings was uneven and, on the morning of June 6, many German guns were still in firing condition.
- Naval artillery in action
- Allied officers observing the coast
- Squadron of bombers flying over the Pointe du Hoc