Engineer Equipment

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Engineer Equipment

Post by Temujin » Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:44 pm

D-7 Armoured Bulldozer. If you look closely to the left side on the front of the engine compartment, you can see the “landing serial” of this Dozer written in chalk. With this information you can determine the ‘landing craft” and possibly the unit that this Dozer belonged to

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Post by Temujin » Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:46 pm

Sherman Flail. These vehicles were operated by the 22nd Dragoons, on the Canadian Beaches

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Re: Engineer Equipment

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Re: Engineer Equipment

Post by Pierre-Aldric » Thu Mar 02, 2023 11:09 am

Temujin wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:44 pm
D-7 Armoured Bulldozer. If you look closely to the left side on the front of the engine compartment, you can see the “landing serial” of this Dozer written in chalk. With this information you can determine the ‘landing craft” and possibly the unit that this Dozer belonged to

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hi ! Was it possible to find the home unit of this device?

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Re: Engineer Equipment

Post by Temujin » Thu Mar 02, 2023 7:47 pm

Pierre-Aldric wrote:
Thu Mar 02, 2023 11:09 am
Temujin wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:44 pm
D-7 Armoured Bulldozer. If you look closely to the left side on the front of the engine compartment, you can see the “landing serial” of this Dozer written in chalk. With this information you can determine the ‘landing craft” and possibly the unit that this Dozer belonged to

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hi ! Was it possible to find the home unit of this device?





Pierre, I searched my Landing Tables info, and this is what I found,

Serial 1136 - LCT(4) 936, was to land on Mike Red at H+135 Hours.

Vehicle markings on D7 Armoured Dozer 35839/1136/LCT - equipment was assigned to Det 59 ME Section (Detachment 59 Mechanical Equipment Section, Royal Engineers
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This document shows you the actual LCT assigned to Serial 1136, it was LCT(4) 936
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Re: Engineer Equipment

Post by Pierre-Aldric » Mon May 15, 2023 9:44 am

What a beautiful work ! Thanks for the precisions !!
see you soon.

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