Landing Vehicle Tracked
Both the LVT1 and the LVT2 were used to cross Betio's expansive reef, saving hundreds of lives.
Ed Caudle was a corpsman attached to the 2nd Amphibious Tractor Battalion.
Waves of LVTs heading for the beach as seen from the air.
Heading for the beach.
LVT 23 on Red Beach 3.
Below is Maj.Crowe at the Red 3 CP behind this vehicle.
LVT 28, "Wiskey Sour"
LVTs bringing in supplies
LVT 27 and LVT 39
More wrecked LVTs
LVT 49, "My Delores"
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Created 14 January 2001 - Updated 10 October 2012