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LTV-4 'Water Buffalo' or 'Alligator'

This American LTV-4 'Water Buffalo' or 'Alligator' is situated near the flyover in Kotem. The LTV-4 is an assault amphibian and this one sunk during a British exercise on 5 March 1945 in preparation of the Rhinecrossing.

This assault amphibian was recovered in 1977 (last two pictures).

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  • Text: Thomas Kennis
  • Photos: Gilbert Joosten