The U.S. Navy LST 325
A virtual tour of the Landing Ship Tank transport from the D-day invasion of Normandy, France. “Operation Overlord” would turn the tide in World War II there using LST’s to land tanks, trucks and troops. Shot in Clarksville, Tennessee September 12, 2017, this floating historical museum and memorial is the only remaining operational ship.
It is supported and maintained by the non-profit LST Memorial, Inc. Support LST 325
D-Day Transport: LST 325
Virtual Tour by Bob Henderson
D-Day Sunken Secrets: Buy the video of the PBS documentary for $2.99 on iTunes (the LST portion of the video starts at 1 hour and five minutes). It includes interviews with 89 year old Navy Corpsman Bill Allen, and his return to LST 523 on the bottom of the English Channel. It sank off Utah beach June 19th, 1944. The force of a mine blast split the LST in two pieces, and sank her with 94 men of the 300th Engineer Combat Battalion and 41 of her crew carried down with her… read more