TEXAN DROVE THIS FLAMING COAST GUARD LCPV TO THE BEACH - Bursting in flame when Nazi machine gun fire exploded a hand grenade, this Coast Guard-manned LCVP, packed with troops, was piloted safely to the Normandy beach on D-Day by a 23 year old Texan Coast Guardmen. He unloaded his cargo of invaders and, assisted by his engineman and bowman, put out the fire and made the run back to his Coast Guard-manned assault transport in a hail of German machine gun and mortar fire.
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