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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates|
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944|
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|472k||LCT(6)-703 was mined, strafed, and hit by Germany 88's off the beaches at Normandy on D-Day. She was abandoned by her crew.
About a half a minute before a mine blew a hole right through LCT-703 crew member Lewis A. While, MoMM3c, USNR, seen here, was standing right
where the hole is located.
US National Archives photo #80-G-244775, a US Navy photo received at the US National Archives, 11 September 1944.
|286k||LCT(6)-703 crew members looking at one of the many holes in the craft.
Kneeling (L-R) Francis A. Droullard, GM2c, USNR,
Willie S. Jones S1c, USNR,
Charles Barone MoMM1c, USNR,
Roy Raynich SM3c, USNR and
Harold Shook BM1c. USNR,
Second Row (L-R) Norman M. Burrell S1c, USNR,
John E. Shultz S1c, USNR,
Scholas R. Madden F1c, USNR,
Tyrus R. Newby S1c, USNR,
Edward E. Decker S1c, USNR,
James Black S1c, USNR and
Joseph Grossman SC2c. USNR,
Back Row (L-R) Aiden E. Andry QM3c, USNR,
Lewis A White MoMM3c, USNR and
Frank Lynn CM2c. USNR.
US National Archives photo #80-G-244777, a US Navy photo received at the US National Archives, 11 September 1944.
|235k||On spot being looked at by members of the the crew of LCT(6)-703 there was a jeep loaded with 1500 pounds of TNT when a shell
made a direct hit on it as the crew was abandoning ship.
Left to right are Harold Shook, BM1c, USNR,
Ray Raynich, SM3c, USNR,
in the shell hole in the bulkhead is Willie S. Jones S1c, USNR,
Charles Barone MoMM1c, USNR and
Francis A. Droullard, GM2c, USNR
US National Archives photo #80-G-244776, a US Navy photo received at the US National Archives, 11 September 1944.
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