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General Douglas MacArthur coming ashore from an LCVP on Lingayen Gulf Blue 1 landing beach, Luzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 1945. Note Chief of Staff Lt General R.K. Sutherland beside him.General Douglas MacArthur in an LCVP getting ready to go ashore on Lingayen Gulf Blue 1 landing beach, Luzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 1945. Note Chief of Staff Lt General R.K. Sutherland beside him.
General Douglas MacArthur coming ashore from an LCVP on Lingayen Gulf Blue 1 landing beach, Luzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 1945. Note Chief of Staff Lt General R.K. Sutherland beside him.General Douglas MacArthur in an LCVP getting ready to go ashore on Lingayen Gulf Blue 1 landing beach, Luzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 1945. Note Chief of Staff Lt General R.K. Sutherland beside him.
LSTs and LCVPs unloading men, equipment, and provisions on White Beach Two in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 9 Jan 1945.USS LCT-1030 and USS LST-731 beached at Beach Blue Two at Iwo Jima, shortly after the 19 Feb 1945 landings
LSTs and LCVPs unloading men, equipment, and provisions on White Beach Two in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 9 Jan 1945.USS LCT-1030 and USS LST-731 beached at Beach Blue Two at Iwo Jima, shortly after the 19 Feb 1945 landings
USS LST-731 beached at Beach Blue Two on Iwo Jima, shortly after the 19 Feb 1945 landingsUS Marines burrowing in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, 20 Feb 1945; note LST-264 and Mount Suribachi in background
USS LST-731 beached at Beach Blue Two on Iwo Jima, shortly after the 19 Feb 1945 landingsUS Marines burrowing in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, 20 Feb 1945; note LST-264 and Mount Suribachi in background
Vehicles on Iwo JimaAerial photograph of Iwo Jima
Vehicles on Iwo Jima's Red Beach, circa 25 Feb 1945; LST-884 and LST-929 in backgroundAerial photograph of Iwo Jima's east landing beaches as LSTs, LSMs, and LCTs unloaded supplies, circa late Feb 1945
Destroyed American amtracs and other vehicles on beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb-Mar 1945LST-764 unloading on an Iwo Jima beach, circa late Feb 1945
Destroyed American amtracs and other vehicles on beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb-Mar 1945LST-764 unloading on an Iwo Jima beach, circa late Feb 1945
LST-1041 loaded with Higgins 78-foot PT-Boats (PT-626, PT-627, PT-628, & PT-634) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, Mar 1945. These boats were taken to Puget Sound where they were transferred to the USSRUSS LST-646 and USS LST-662 entering the floating drydock USS ABSD-6 in Apra Harbor, Guam, 29 May 1945.
LST-1041 loaded with Higgins 78-foot PT-Boats (PT-626, PT-627, PT-628, & PT-634) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, Mar 1945. These boats were taken to Puget Sound where they were transferred to the USSRUSS LST-646 and USS LST-662 entering the floating drydock USS ABSD-6 in Apra Harbor, Guam, 29 May 1945.
African-American members of the US Army Air Forces 1909th Engineers Aviation Battalion aboard LST-683, 15 Aug 1945US Army CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 cargo truck carrying airfield support supplies exiting USS LST-475 beached at Yokohama, Japan, 13 Sep 1945; the ship was the first LST landing in Japan after surrender
African-American members of the US Army Air Forces 1909th Engineers Aviation Battalion aboard LST-683, 15 Aug 1945US Army CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 cargo truck carrying airfield support supplies exiting USS LST-475 beached at Yokohama, Japan, 13 Sep 1945; the ship was the first LST landing in Japan after surrender
Chiang Kaishek and Song Meiling visiting USS LST-1050 of US Navy 7th Fleet, early 1946; seen in 15 Feb 1946 issue of The China PressLiberty Ship IX-229 Inca/IX-227 Gamage and LST-823 aground and stripped in Buckner Bay, Okinawa, late 1940s
Chiang Kaishek and Song Meiling visiting USS LST-1050 of US Navy 7th Fleet, early 1946; seen in 15 Feb 1946 issue of The China PressLiberty Ship IX-229 Inca/IX-227 Gamage and LST-823 aground and stripped in Buckner Bay, Okinawa, late 1940s

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