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British - American Landing Craft Tank - LCT Part I 28/52

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The landing craft tank was after the LCM, the landing craft mechanized, the next bigger unit. Original a British design, the Americans cooperated with the British Navy and used the LCT in their Navy as well. Mark 5 was the first in the USA built version. They saw action on all theaters, D-Day, Mediterranean Area and Pacific. Even in the Korea and Vietnam war, some of them were still in use. 




Here some sources, where you get more information about this type of landing craft: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_Craft,_Tank http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/18/18idx.htm https://www.strijdbewijs.nl/landing/landeng1.htm






At the moment I wait for my second version. Based on the first prototype, I changed and added some details. With the final version you will get two rubber / rescue boats, a hand railing around the backside, changed the stairs a bit....



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