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Landing Craft Used On D-Day

Discussion in 'Britain at Sea!' started by Jim, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. Jim

    Jim Active Member

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    Flying the White Ensign of the Royal Navy, landing craft of manifold types made possible victorious advances from the sea; the climax of their usefulness was apparent when the Allies descended in full force upon the mainland of Western Europe. On their bows was lettering to identify them: LSI (left background) are anchored landing ships from which assault craft are being lowered; LCF, major landing craft armed with A.A. guns; LCI, an infantry landing craft; LST, tank-landing ship; LCS, support craft; LCT, landing craft that carried tanks, guns and heavy equipment; LCA, landing assault craft; lower right an amphibious duck.


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