National Geographic : 1948 Dec
SU. S.Coast Guard, Official Gasoline Drums Are Piled High on Shore While Supply and Landing Craft Fill the Sea toBack Up the Invasion ofOkinawa Bulldozers smooth out the sand to make roadways for vehicles to be unloaded from the LCTs nosed in to the beach. Logs and brush from piles atleftarelaid down to make corduroy roads. Vehicles drive in at left to refuel from 55-gallon gasoline drums, many ofwhich arealready empty.