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|Campaign and Dates|
|Iwo Jima operation
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 19 February to 26 February 1945
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|165k||LSM-202 on the builders ways at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE., circa February 1944.
US Navy photo from NARA II, College Park, MD..
|101k||LSM-202 side launching at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE., 15 March 1944.
US Navy photo # N-22101B.
|Bill Brinkley and the USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|141k||USS LSM-202 beached at Iwo Jima, 19 February 1945. Marine vehicles and equipment litter the beach as they are bogged down in the soft volcanic ash of the island. Note wrecked LCVP AP-154-21 from ,a href="http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/03/03154.htm">USS Lowndes (APA-154).
USMC photo # 15-8
Courtesy of Jose "Andy" Vigil, USMC WWII
and Robert Hurst
|97k||USS LSM-202 beached at Iwo Jima on D-Day, 19 February 1945. Marine vehicles and equipment litter the beach as they are bogged down in the soft volcanic ash of the island. The LCVP at right is from USS Lowndes (APA-154).
USMC photo by Sgt. R. W. Hulstay, 5th Marine Division, from "Leatherneck" magazine, US Marine Corps photo # USMC 109604.
|John Finch LSM-26
Courtesy Jim Tusing LSM-372,
Editor "Alligator Alley" The Newsletter
of the USS LSM - LSMR Association
|100k||USS LSM-202 beached while Marines unload supplies, D-Day 19 February 1945. LCT-1028 is underway in the background.
US Marine Corps photo from "Leatherneck" magazine.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|26k||USS LSM-202, far distance, and LCT-631, near distance, beached at Iwo Jima, 21 February 1945.||Michael Hollis for his father LTjg. Jack D.Hollis, USS LCS(L)(3)-31 and LCS(L) Group Seven staff.|
|33k||USS LSM-202 beached at Iwo Jima. USS LCS(L)-51 is in the foreground, circa later part of February 1945||Michael Hollis, courtesy Louis Plant SM1/c LCS(L) Group Seven staff.|
|83k||USS LSM-419, USS LSM-238, USS LSM-98 and USS LSM-202 beached at Iwo Jima, between 23 and 28 March, or between 20 to 23 August 1945||Claude H. Hewitt, for his father Claude Hewitt, SM3/c USS LSM-238|
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