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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|North African occupation
Algeria-Morocco landings, 8 to 11 November 1942
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 1 to 5 April 1945
Scoglitti, 9 to 15 July 1943
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943|
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944|
|Invasion of southern France
Saint Raphael, 15 August to 23 September 1944
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|15 to 30 January 1946||11 to 20 February 1946|
|21 to 28 February 1946||16 to 29 April 1946|
|29 June to 1 July 1946|
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|USS Charles Carroll (AP-58)
Photo: Smithsonian Institution Libraries ID: SIL14-C1-13a
|73k||USS Charles Carroll (AP-58) at Norfolk Navy Yard, 2 September 1942. She is in her original configuration with
a 5"/51 low-angle gun on the stern.
US National Archives RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-34512 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|64k||USS Charles Carroll (AP-58) under way off Hampton Roads, 3 September 1942.
U.S. Navy photo from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History".
|Robert Hurst and Stan Svec|
|218k||USS Charles Carroll (AP-58) under way off Hampton Roads, 3 September 1942.
US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics photo # X1662 for Amphibious Force Atlantic Fleet
|72k||USS Charles Carroll (AP-58) shortly before sailing with Task Force "A" to North Africa, 22 October 1942.
Official US Army photo produced by US Army Signal Corps, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, October 22, 1944. Photo now in the collections of the Library of Virginia. Image No. C1:2/01/024.
|The Library of Virginia, US Army Signal Corps Photograph Collection|
|USS Charles Carroll (APA-28)
|80k||USS Charles Carroll (APA-28) in Hampton Roads, 6 May 1943. Her armament has been modified, the 5"/51 gun aft being removed
and two twin 40mm anti-aircraft mounts added, one in a raised position forward and the other on the stern. The ships of this class had a tendency to appear trimmed down
by the stern.
US National Archives, RG-80-G, Photo # 80-G-66352, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|66k||USS Charles Carroll (APA-28) docked at Pier 6, Newport News embarking soldiers of 157th Infantry, 45th Division, 3 June 1943. Official US Army photo produced by the US Army Signal Corps, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation. Photo now in the collections of the Library of Virginia. Image No. C1:2/05/052||The Library of Virginia, US Army Signal Corps Photograph Collection|
|50k||USS Charles Carroll (APA-28) under way November 1943
U.S. Navy photo
|118k||USS Charles Carroll (APA-28), at Norfolk, VA., after refit, preparing for Pacific service, 11 December 1944. She has been repainted in camouflage Measure 32 Design 6T.
U.S. Navy photo
|201k||USS Charles Carroll (APA-28)'s LCVP 9 abandoned on a beach, date and location unknown.||Brian Miller|
|01||CDR. Biesemeier, Harold, USN (USNA 1918)||13 August 1942 - 13 June 1944||AP-58 / APA-28|
|02||CDR. Chism, William Wilson, USNR||13 June 1944 - 12 October 1944||APA-28|
|03||CAPT. Strauss, Elliot Bowman, USN (USNA 1923) :RADM||12 October 1944- 6 August 1945||APA-28|
|04||CDR. Thwing, James Charles, USNR||6 August 1945 - 23 October 1945||APA-28|
|05||CAPT. Butterfield, Ralph Elmer, USN (USNA 1921A)||23 October 1945 - 27 December 1946||APA-28|
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