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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|North African occupation
Algeria-Morocco landings, 8 to 11 November 1942
|Gilbert Islands operation
16 November to 2 December 1943
9 to 15 July 1943
|Marshall Islands operation
Occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls, 31 January to 8 February 1944
Occupation of Eniwetok Atoll, 17 to 25 February 1944
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 15 to 24 June 1944
|Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 6 September 14 October 1944
Leyte landings, 13 to 31 October and 19 to 29 November 1944
Lingayen Gulf landings, 9 January 1945
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| USAT Leonard Wood
Promoted to captain in 1891, he was assigned to Washington, D.C., where he met Theodore Roosevelt and became President McKinley’s personal physician. With the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, Wood joined Roosevelt in organizing the “Rough Riders” and commanded the regiment. Immediately after the war, Wood became military governor of Santiago Province, then, from December 1899 to March 1902. Governor-General of Cuba. He restored order to that troubled island and established educational, political, and sanitary systems. Wood next used his skill as an administrator pacifying the Maro Province of the Philippines which he governed from 1903 to 1906. Promoted to major general in August 1903. Wood commanded the Philippine Division from 1906 to 1908. As Army Chief of Staff from 1910 to 1914, he reorganized the War Department and prepared the Army for the challenge of World War II. He was a leading candidate for the Republican nomination for president in 1920. In 1921 President Harding appointed Wood Governor-General of the Philippine Islands. He remained at that post until his death 7 August 1927.
Digital ID: cph 3a53063 Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
|50k||USAT Leonard Wood, date and location unknown.||Tom Kermen|
|65k||USAT Leonard Wood, in the Panama Canal Zone, May 1941||M/Sgt M.L. McCormick, USAF Ret|
|51k||USAT Leonard Wood at Ketchikan Alaska, circa 1941||Joe Stevens
Kodiak Alaska Military History web site
|542k||USAT Leonard Wood underway, date and location unknown. "They say there's a troopship a 'leavin' Bombay..." In this moment from her Army troopship days, Leonard Wood captured the spirit of that British soldiers' song.
US Army Military History Institute photo. Photo and text from "U.S. Army Ships and Watercraft of World War II", by Donald H. Grover
| USS Leonard Wood (AP-25)
|72k||USS Leonard Wood (AP-25) underway, 12 September 1942, after a refit, with changes marked. They included a lattice radar mast forward and extra 20mm AA gun mounts, visible aft. She also shows triple Welin davits, carrying boats outboard.
US Navy photo from "US Amphibious Ships and Craft", by Norman Friedman.
|112k||USS Leonard Wood (AP-25) in Hampton Roads, 12 September 1942. Additions made in a recent shipyard overhaul are circled. This ship and USS Joseph T. Dickman (AP-26), at upper left, were the only transports of this class to have only three goalpost masts while in Naval service. APA 12-17 and AP 42-43 all received four Welin triple davits per side during their initial conversion or soon thereafter.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM photo # 19-N-34527. A US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
| USS Leonard Wood (APA-12)
|520k||USS Leonard Wood (APA-12) underway, 28 April 1944. This aerial view shows the fine lines of her pre-war construction.||Robert Hurst|
|110k||USS Leonard Wood (APA-12) underway, starboard bow view, 28 April 1944, off the coast of southern California. Her paint is camouflage scheme 32/4T.|
US Navy photo # 6206 US Naval Air Station, San Pedro, CA.
|45k||USS Leonard Wood (APA-12) in San Francisco Bay, circa late 1945 early 1946. Photo Courtesy Ben Webster in honor of his brother, Duane Kenneth Webster USS Leonard Wood||US Coast Guard Historian's Office|
|01||CDR. Bradbury, Harold Gardner :RADM< (USCG)||10 June 1941 - 26 March 1942|
|02||CDR. Zoole, E. (USCG)||26 March 1942 - 1 October 1942|
|03||CAPT. O'Neill, Merlin :VADM (USCG)||1 October 1942 - 29 April 1944|
|04||CAPT. Perkins, Henry Crawford :RADM (USCG)||29 April 1944 - 8 November 1944|
|06||CDR. Schmidtman, Richard Dittrich :RADM (USCG)||December 1945 - 22 March.1946|
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