Photo #: USA C-724 (Color)
Normandy Invasion Preparations, 1944
U.S. Army M4 "Sherman" tanks and other equipment loaded in a LCT, ready for the invasion of France, circa late May or early June 1944. One tank has a welded hull. The other (marked "USA 3036947") has a cast armor hull. Both have extended air intakes for operations in water.
USS LCT-213 is tied up alongside and several LSTs are anchored out in the harbor of this southern English port.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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1 March 2004