Photo #: USA C-708 (Color)
Normandy Invasion Preparations, 1944
USS LST-357 loading vehicles in an English port, in preparation for the invasion of France, circa late May or early June 1944. An ambulance is visible backing aboard.
Note LST-357's insignia painted inside her bow doors, Jeep at left, and the outboard drive unit (probably for a "Rhino" ferry) in the foreground.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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2 March 2004