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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|North African occupation
Tunisian operations, 27 March to 9 July 1943
|West coast of Italy operations-1944
Anzio-Nettuno advanced landing 22 January to 1 March 1944
9 to 15 July 1943
|Invasion of Normandy
6 to 25 June 1944
9 to 21 September 1943
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|1976k||From left to right, front row:
USS LCI(L)-91 and
From left to right back row:
USS LCI(L)-83 and
USS LCI(L)-94, massed at Bizerte, Tunisia, 6 July 1943 while loading troops for the invasion of Sicily.
US Army Signal Corps photo # 176486, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
USS LCI(L)-3, and
USS LCI(L)-213 at Bizerte, Tunisia, in preparation for the Sicilian occupation, circa July 1943. Note the Army troops loading onto LCI(L)-14. Photo from Time Life Books, The Italian Campaign appeared in the The Elsie Item, Issue # 46, October 2003.
|Ardie Hunt courtesy Stan Galik, for his father Stanley Galik, SC2/c, USS LCI(L)-35|
|94k||USS LCI(L)-14 along with the rest of LCI Flotillas Two and LCI Flotilla Four ready to sail from North Africa with the Third Infantry Division.||Bill Brinkley|
III-SC 182820, Box 187
|1431k||From left to right; USS LCI(L)-14, USS LCI(L)-15 and USS LCI(L)-16) loading Army Engineers at Termini-Imerese, Sicily, to reinforce the 5th Army during the Salerno landings, 14 September 1943.
US National Archives photos # III-SC 182820, Box 187 and III-SC 182822, US Army Signal Corps. photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
III-SC 182822, Box 187
|110k||From left to right:
USS LCI(L)-16 and
USS LCI(L)-238 arriving in port Newhaven, Sussex, a small port near Brighton UK, March 1944 in preparation for the D-day Invasion.
|Submitted by Tim Hummel. Photograph property of his father ©Roy D. Hummel MoMM2/c USN, USS LCI(L)-9 Flotilla 11|
|194k||USS LCI(L)-14 and USS LCI(L)-9 disembarking British troops on to "Queen" beach, Normandy, 6 June 1944. In the center of the image more British soldiers can be seen along with a Sherman flail tank. In the foreground mesh is being set down to give vehicles sufficient grip to get off the beach without bogging down in the soft sand.
Photo and text is from "Above The Battle D-Day: The Lost Evidence", by Chris Going & Allun Jones in association with The History Channel.
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