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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Consolidation and capture of the southern Philippines
Palawan Islands landings, 28 February to 1 March 1945
Visayan Island landing, 18 March 1945
Tarakan Island operation, 27 April to 5 May 1945
Balikpapan operation, 26 June to 6 July 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|11 November to 2 December 1945||3 to 21 December 1945|
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|51k||LSM-224 launching at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE., 22 August 1944.||USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|77k||USS LSM-224 and USS LSM-168 unloading men and supplies on the jetty at Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines, 28 or 29 February 1945. In the foreground soldiers and sailors inspect a downed Japanese float plane destroyed in the initial landings.US Army Signal Corps photo # SC 271126.||USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|78k||USS LSM-224 beaching at Iloilo, Panay Island, Philippines, 13 September 1945. In the background is an unidentified LSM,
either USS LSM-486 or USS LSM-496.
US Navy History and Heritage Command photo # NH 350434.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|40k||USS LSM-224 and USS LSM-314 moored pierside at Shanghai, China, December 1945.||USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|71k||Ex-USS LSM-224 owned by Tidewater Barge Lines and used as a "Spud" barge (tie-off barge) #544, March 2003||Photo by Ron Gray/Capt.|
|01||LT. Wrench, Donald B., USNR||16 September 1944 - ?|
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