The LVT-4 had the engine moved to the front and a ramp was installed in the rear of the cargo area.
The LVT-4 could carry troops or weapons up to a 105 mm howitzer.
Propulsion in the water was provided by the tracks. The LVT-4 sat higher in the water due to its flotation chambers.
There were five production lines manufacturing the LVT-4s.
Used in Europe by US Army.
Britain received 500 via lend lease and called them the Buffalo Mk IV. Used them in Northern Italy and at the Rhine crossing in 1945.