- a type of military landing craft used in World War II, designed principally for carrying personnel and landing them on beaches.
Origin of LCI
L(anding) C(raft) I(nfantry)
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But LCI(L)-88 had been anchored off Easy Red for just four excruciating minutes.
At that precise moment, LCI(L)-88 was hovering a mile or so off a beach Allied planners had christened Omaha.
LCI(L)-88 clung to the transport area on D-Day morning, expecting at any instant to be ordered back to Omaha.
They arranged for a berth for Liebling on LCI(L)-88, one of the first large landing crafts scheduled to hit Omaha.
Spondsne Giam, tuam fliam (or if she was a ward: Giam, Lci fliam), mihi (or fli me) uxrem dar?The Private Life of the Romans
Harold Whetstone Johnston