Ep 363: Landing Craft Tank

Ep 363: Landing Craft Tank

On the 6th of June 1944, LCT 7074 delivered nine tanks onto the beach in Normandy. 

Al Murray and James Holland head to Portsmouth to explore the UK’s last remaining D-Day Landing Craft Tank. Historian Stephen Fisher joins them to explain the provenance of this landing craft and its significance to Operation Overlord.

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