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The Navy's Happy Medium

A landing craft painted in jungle camouflage
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Reginald Marsh; 1944; Unframed Dimensions 22H X 31W
Accession #: 88-159-HN as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Needing a landing ship somewhere between the size and displacement of an LCI (Landing Craft, Infantry) and an LST (Landing Ship, Tank), the Navy turned the problem over to its architects and designers who came up with the compact and maneuverable LSM (Landing Ship, Medium), shown here in South Pacific jungle camouflage.

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