Historic Markers Across Georgia

Landing Vehicle Tracked

Marker ID:  
Location: on Cannon Rd near the visitors center in the Veterans Memorial Park, US 280 west of Cordele, GA.
County: Crisp
Coordinates: N 31° 57.543    W 083° 54.695
  31.95905    -83.91158
Style: Interpretative Sign **
Waymark: None


The LVT was a Marine vehicle used for amphibious assaults and landings. An improvement over the DUKW, the LVT had overhead protection and greater armament. Notice the treads, designed more for water than dirt.


Wikipedia - Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT)