LCC - Landing Craft ControlExcerpt from National Geographic, June 2002:
"As landing craft approached Omaha and Utah Beaches on June 6, 1944, they were guided by Scouts and Raiders in several LCC—Landing Craft, Control. One of the boat captains off Omaha Beach was Lt. Phil Bucklew, who saw that sea conditions were too dangerous for launching amphibious duplex drive (DD) tanks from landing craft several miles at sea. Unfortunately, his radio report was ignored. Most of the DD tanks that were launched toward Omaha Beach sank, some taking crewmen to the floor of the shallow but deadly Bay of the Seine.
LANDING CRAFT, CONTROL (MARK I) LCC (1)
Robert Louis Curl, D-Day Remembered - an LCC crew member
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