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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates|
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944|
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|16k||LCT(6)-583 loaded on the main deck of USS LST-229 LCT's were frequently carried to assault areas on the decks of LST's. On arrival off the beachhead, the LST was ballasted down to one side. The LCT, over 120 feet long and with an empty displacement of more than 150 tons, slid sideways into the water for loading.
US Navy photo # NR&L(M) 37926
|145k||LCT(6)-583 passes through the transport area off Utah Beach, 10 June 1944.
US National Archives, Photo No. 80-G-252692 a US Army photo by Combat Photo Unit Eight (CPU-8) now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|60k||A US Army mobile crane lifts supplies from LCT(6)-583 to a truck, on a Normandy beach, 15 June 1944. Note the other landing craft stranded by the low tide, among them LCT(6)-592, at the far left, and LCT(5)-443, in the right center distance.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-253000, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
|78k||A US Army mobile crane unloads supplies from LCT(6)-583 into a truck, at low tide on a Normandy beach, 15 June 1944.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-253001, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
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