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Landing Ship, Tank (LST), or tank landing ship, is the naval designation for ships first developed during World War II (1939–1945) to support amphibious operations by carrying tanks, vehicles, cargo, and landing troops directly onto shore with no docks or piers. This enabled amphibious assaults on almost any beach.

The LST had a highly specialized design that enabled ocean crossings as well as shore groundings. The bow had a large door that could open, deploy a ramp and unload vehicles. The LST had a flat keel that allowed the ship to be beached and stay upright. The twin propellers and rudders had protection from grounding. The LSTs served across the globe during World War II including in the Pacific War and in the European theatre.
Landing Ship, Tank - Wikipedia

ar: سفينة إنزال دبابات; br: landing ship tank; cs: tanková výsadková loď; da: landing ship tank; de: Panzerlandungsschiff; el: αρματαγωγό; en: landing ship, tank; es: buque de desembarco de tanques; fi: landing ship, tank; fr: landing ship tank; it: landing ship tank; ja: 戦車揚陸艦; ko: 전차상륙함; ms: kapal pendarat kereta kebal; nl: landingsschip voor tanks; pt: landing ship tank; sv: landing ship tank; uk: lst; zh: 坦克登陸艦
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