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LST-357 loading vehicles in an English port, in preparation for the invasion of France, circa late May or early Jun 1944

Caption   LST-357 loading vehicles in an English port, in preparation for the invasion of France, circa late May or early Jun 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   USA C-708
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Added Date 7 May 2007

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
5 Jun 2019 12:19:22 AM

Although the US Navy’s contribution to ‘Overlord’ was not insubstantial it was the British Royal Navy that provided the greater number of ships for D-Day. Of the 4,126 landing craft of various types, 3,216 were British and manned by British crews. In fact, it was mostly British, not American vessels which led the assault forces into Omaha beach.

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