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Seabees Helped Land Normandy Beachhead Supplies

Compiled by Lara Godbille, Director, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command (First printed in the Seabee News Service on July 4, 1944) The 81st Naval Construction Battalion marrying up a rhino ferry to an LST during the invasion of Normandy, pictured here June 6, 1944. The battalion was assigned to operate the rhino ferries dispatched to Utah …

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