Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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Two landing craft under construction
Description: Drawing, Pen and Wash on Paper; by Thomas Hart Benton; C. 1944; Framed Dimensions 23H X 27W
Accession #: 88-159-AX as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Workmen (and women) labor on the stern section of an LST under construction. Benton's facile hand catches the multiplicity of operations that go into the construction of a unit in the Navy's landing craft armada.

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