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...I'm a U.S. Navy LCAC Craftmaster! Such a cool piece of equipment with such an important job. Don't get me wrong, I'm proud of my time in the Army and with the Airborne, but I've gotta give credit where it's due. This is a freaking cool job!

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D-Day Landing Pictures

6th June 1944: Allied troops ride in an open truck while a landing craft sits on the shore in the background on a beachhead in Normandy, France, World War II, D-Day. (Photo by Anthony Potter Collection/Getty Images)

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Gallery: 25 Crazy Vehicles The Military Won't Let Us Have

US Navy 030113-N-2972R-114 A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) Vehicle from Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4) transports Marine Assault Vehicles to Kearsarge.jpg

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Trucks and jeeps which will carry men and supplies to the front lines of the invasion are loaded onto an American Landing Craft in a British...

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Army troops on board a LCT, ready to ride across the English Channel to France. Some of these men wear 101st Airborne Division insignia. 12 June 1944.

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Troops of 1 RAR landed in South Vietnam in June 1965, with military police from the American 173rd Airborne Brigade keeping watch. The battalion was comprised entirely of regular troops during its first deployment and was maintained and supplied by the Americans. The battalion saw some hard fighting and lost 23 men killed before returning to Australia in June 1966

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