World War II LCT History

Let there be built great ships which can cast upon a beach, in any weather, large numbers of the heaviest tanks.

--Winston Churchill

Links to pages on our site

Links to other LCT related sites




  • Action Reports  A collection of action reports mostly relating to the Normandy invasion at this time.


  • Stories  A collection of personal accounts from the officers and crew and other related stories.


  • Flotillas This is still a work in progress. We hope to have a complete list of flotillas, groups and LCTs.


  • Vignettes of a Time Long Passed  a online book about Mr. Harold Gerrish's personal experiences in WWII with the Maintenance Staff of LCT(5) Flotilla 10. 



  • Books  A list of LCT related Books.


  • NavSource Photo Archives: The most complete collection of LCT photos on the web.



  • US LCT-1043  From the LST 996 web site which carried LCT 1043 to Bizerte, Africa and now carries it on the world wide web.




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