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Smoke Screen

Small landing craft lay down a smoke screen
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Carlos Lopez; C. 1943; Framed Dimensions 29H X 44W
Accession #: 88-159-HF as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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In the early morning at an invasion rehearsal H-Hour, smoke screens are laid as landing craft wait their turn to hit the beach from the line of departure. In battle, the Navy finishes the taxi service for the Army or Marine assault troops, and boats are loaded with men, trucks, tanks, and guns.                        

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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