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Posted on Jul 7, 2004 in War College

The Invasion of Normandy: Cherbourg Part II

By Shane Sohnle

Interior of U-Boat Pen – Cherbourg
Mitchell Jamieson #240c
Ink & wash, August, 1944
88-193-IW

U-Boat Pen in Arsenal at Cherbourg
Mitchell Jamieson #250
Charcoal & wash, August 1944
88-193-JI

An uncompleted section of the side of this pen is shown in the foreground.

Demolished E-Boat Pens, Cherbourg
Mitchell Jamieson #V-63
Charcoal & wash, August 1944
88-193-SP

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The E-Boat was the German equivalent to the PT Boat. They were used along with the U-boats to harrass Allied ships in the Bay of Biscay.

Overturned Cars and Arsenal at Cherbourg
Mitchell Jamieson #V-70
Charcoal & wash, circa, 1944
88-193-SW

This scene depicts railroad cars overturned by Allied shells or bombs.

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