Compliments of the Library of Congress
Shells for the Battle of Brest are unloaded from a freight car on a rail siding by Pfc. Robert L. Lewis, left, of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Pvt. Mercie Gillmore, right of Holly Hill, S.C.
The Battle of Brest occurred August 7 – September 19, 1944 on the western peninsula of France.