1 Reply Latest reply on Jun 21, 2021 11:05 AM by Eric Kilgore

    Are there any photos online of LVT(A)4 vehicles available online?

    Francisco Abril Wayfarer

      I am looking for (in color if possible) photographs of LVT(A)4 vehicles from around Jan to June/July of 1944.  These were used by the Marine Corps during the battle of Saipan.

        • Re: Are there any photos online of LVT(A)4 vehicles available online?
          Eric Kilgore Adventurer

          Dear Francisco Abril,


          Thank you for posting your question on History Hub!


          We searched the National Archives Catalog for "Marine Corps LVT-A4" and found some helpful info.  Record Group 127 (Records of the United States Marine Corps) contains a series titled:

          Photographs of Marine Corps Training and Activities, 1939 - 1958


          For more information about these records, please contact the Stills Pictures Branch at the National Archives at College Park here: stillpix@nara.gov .


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          We hope this information is helpful.  Best of luck with your research!