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Re: Color(s) of LCM-3's in Germany?
Does anybody know what colors were used for the LCM's used in river crossings? They appear to be quite varied, based on photos. Some appear to be a dark blue/gray while others could be OD with red bottoms. The crews all look to be GI's - most without life vests.
Probably a mix, as the LCMs were taken from Navy stocks and trucked to the Rhine. LCMs tended to be painted to match the camo of the ship they were loaded on, and considering the emergency nature of crossings like at Remagen, betting they took whatever was available.
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