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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
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|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943 (LCT Flotilla 10)||Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944 (LCT Flotilla 18)|
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|48k||LCT(5)-149 beached at Slapton Sands, England, while off-loading a bulldozer, date unknown.
Photo from US National Archives film section
|88k||View of "Omaha" Beach following emplacement of the "Gooseberry" breakwater of sunken ships, circa mid-June 1944. Construction operations are
underway in the foreground, with two bulldozers at work. The old British battleship
HMS Centurion, sunk as part of the breakwater, is visible in the center.
Landing craft present at or near the shoreline include (from center to left):
LCT(5)-149, LCT(A)-2043, LCT(5)-413 and
LCT(6)-611. The British LCT-1024 is somewhat off shore, in the right center, headed toward the right. This view forms the left half of a panorama.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-258260 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|US Naval Historical Center web site|
|Officer in Charge|
|01||LTjg. Guillot, Juel, USNR||20 October 1942 - June 1944|
|01||LTjg. Blegen, Robert, USNR||June 1944 - 1945|
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