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Naval History and Heritage Command

Mulberry at Work

Trucks unloading from the landing craft at the pier head
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Dwight C. Shepler; 1944; Framed Dimensions 25H X 31W
Accession #: 88-199-FG
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An LST discharged its cargo from both upper and lower decks onto a T-shaped formation of floating pierheads. Completed in amazing time, the floating piers operated only a few days before the almost unprecedented summer storm of June19-20, 1944, which seriously damaged the artificial harbor.

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