Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

The Ship Gets its Mouth

A side view as the doors are added to the bow of the landing ship
Description: Drawing, Pen and Wash on Paper; by Thomas Hart Benton; C. 1944; Framed Dimensions 27H X 23W
Accession #: 88-159-BM as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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The workers in the shipyard get ready to attach the ramp and doors to the bow of the LST.  At the time of the landing, these will be used to disembark the sailors and material for combat. 

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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