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|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
|Sicilian occupation, 10 July 1943 (Flotilla 10)||Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944 (Flotilla 18, Group 53)
Transported 1st Platoon, B Battery 197th AAA AW (SP) Battalion, Platoon Commander LT. Albion
|Salerno landings, 9 September 1943 (Flotilla 10)|
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|389k||LCT(5)-25 abandoned on the Normandy beachhead with a destroyed half-track in her tank deck in June 1944. In the background are Allied ships.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-285210, a U.S. Navy photo, now in the collections of the National Archives.
|40k||LCT(5)-25 under way off Gela, Sicily, July 1943.||Photo by Forrest B. Selman, LCT-311.|
|50k||LCT(5)-25 on the beach at Normandy, 6 June 1944. LCT(5)-25 carried half-tracks equipped with a 37mm cannon and twin 50 cal. machine guns. As the ramp was dropped and the first half-track exited, it was instantly hit, probably by shell fire and blew-up setting the other half-tracks and LCT-25 on fire. On D+1 a number of badly burned bodies were observed lying on the deck. (Eyewitness account)|
|123k||LCT(5)-25, along with other landing craft and pontoon causeways being battered by the Normandy storm on 21 June 1944, probably at "Omaha" Beach. LCT-25 is in the left center, sunk with her cargo of vehicles still on board. Beyond her is USS LCI(L)-497, which is listed as having been lost to enemy action on 6 June 1944. Photo from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the US National Archives. Photo #: SC 193921||Robert Hurst|
|29k||hulk of LCT(5)-25 at Normandy, circa June 1944||John H. Kellers GM3/c USS LCT-539|
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