WWII/Korea LVT Museum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WWII/Korea LVT Museum
WWII Korea LVT Museum 006 crop.jpg
Established May 24, 1996
Location Building 21561
Kraus Street
Camp Del Mar
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California
United States
Type Military History
Director Tom Adametz

The WWII/Korea LVT Museum is located in a Quonset hut style building at Camp Del Mar, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California near the Assault Amphibian School Battalion Training Command. It houses exhibits on landing vehicles tracked (LVT)s from World War II and the Korean War including six vintage models used by the U. S. Marine Corps.[1] The museum highlights the service of the "Alligator" Marines during the amphibious assaults of World War II and the Korean War. In 1996, the museum won the prestigious Colonel John H. Magruder III Award from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Marine Corps Base Installation Guide. "Major Units", Marine Corps Base Installation Guide website. Retrieved on March 29, 2008.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°13′5.3″N 117°23′54.6″W / 33.218139°N 117.398500°W / 33.218139; -117.398500