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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae occupation, 4 to 6 September 1943
Finschhafen occupation, 22 September 1943
Saidor occupation, 2 to 3 January 1944
21 to 25 April 1944
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 26 to 27 December 1943
|Western New Guinea operation
Toem-Wakde-Salmi area operation, 17 May 1944
Biak Island operation, 27 to 1 June 1944
Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
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|54k||USS LCI(L)-27 enroute to Guam, date unknown. Photo from USS LCI National Association's Newsletter "The Elsie Item", April 2005 issue. Photo courtesy of Richard C. Maconi||Ardie Hunt|
|188k||USS LCI(L)-27 crew member Richard Maconi aboard ship, date and location unknown. Photo from USS LCI National Association's Newsletter "The Elsie Item", April 2005 issue. Photo courtesy of Richard C. Maconi USS LCI(L)-27||Ardie Hunt|
|51k||Troops of the 29th Australian Infantry Brigade, 5th Australian Division loading stores aboard USS LCI(L)-27,
15 July 1943, prior to their move from Gili Gili, New Guinea to Buna, New Guinea.
Australian War Memorial, Photo No.'s 054585 and 054590
|70k||Troops of the 29th Australian Infantry Brigade, 5th Australian Division embarking in USS LCI(L)-27, 15 July 15 1943,
as part of their move from Gili Gil, New Guinea to Buna, New Guinea.
Australian War Memorial, Photo No. 054595
|72k||US Marines disembark from USS LCI(L)-27 and USS LCI(L)-226 probably during a practice landing prior to the landing at Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 26-27 December 1943.
Life-Time photo from "Life" issue of March 27, 1944.
|Ardie Hunt for his father
Arden L. Hunt SM3/c USS LCI(L)-72
|57k||USS LCI(L)-27 in drydock at San Pedro Bay, Leyte, Philippines in early 1945. Note the imaginative use of standard 5x8x5 steel "cubes" bolted together to form a drydock. The cubes were also used to form other assemblies such as motor-driven yard barges, floating docks and floating platforms for quonset huts. Photo from USS LCI National Association's Newsletter "The Elsie Item", August 2005 issue. Photo courtesy of Richard C. Maconi USS LCI(L)-27||Ardie Hunt|
|215k||USS LCI(L)-27 crew photo, date and location unknown.||Wally Thomas|
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