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A landing craft prepares for a beach landing
Description: Drawing, Pen and Wash on Paper; by Thomas Hart Benton; 1943; Framed Dimensions 23H X 27W
Accession #: 88-159-AW as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Taking part in maneuvers for the grim tasks ahead on some enemy-held shore, the newly built LST heads for the local beach. With her bow doors yawning and the ramp lowering, the tanks inside are snorting and smoking. They await the signal to roll out. 

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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