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Action Reports and Documents 

The following table contains 18 pages of Operation Order BB-44,

under which all amphibious vessels operated on D-Day.The pages

here only relate to Assault Force "O" (Omaha Beach) and lists

LCT 614 specifially in a couple of areas.

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Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12
Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18

The next table contains a 7 page Action Report, dated 29 June,1944,

From LCDR William Leide, Commander of LCT Flotillas 12 and 26

during Operation Neptune.The 8th page is Mr. Leide's obituary from

the Atlanta newspaper.Ironically,he passed away on June 6, 1984 the

40th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.   
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Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8

The next table contains the Action Report from Lt. Dean Rockwell,Commander

of Group 35-LCT Flotilla 12, dated 14 July 1944.The report deals with the operation

of the Duplex Drive (DD) Tanks that wrer designed to "swim" ashore in support of

the disembarked infantry.Their performance fell far short of expectations.This Action

Report includes endorsements from Flotilla 12 Commander Bill Leide and Commander

 of Assault Force "O" Admiral J.L. Hall Jr.The last page is the handwritten Action Report

from the Skipper of LCT 590, one of the LCTs in Force "O-2".
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