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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae occupation, 4 to 6 September 1943, 9 to 13 September. 1943
Finschhafen occupation, 22 September 1943
Saidor occupation, 1 to 28 February 1944
Lingayen Gulf landing, 4 to 18 January 1945
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 26 to 27 December 1943
|Manila Bay-Bicol operations
Nasugbu. 31 January to 2 February 1945>
|Western New Guinea operation
Toem-Wakde-Sarmi area operation, 19 May 1944
Biak Island operation, 27 to 28 May 1944, 16 June 1944
Noemfoor Island operation, 2to 7 July 1944
Cape Sansapor operation, 30 July to 4 Aug. 1944
Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
Balikpapan operation. 26 June to 7 July 1945
Leyte landings, 12 October to 29 November 1944
Ormoc Bay landings, 7 December 1944
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|29 September to 5 December 1945||29 September to 5 December 1945|
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|89k||USS LCI(L)-73, USS LCI(L)-34 and USS LCI(L)-430 moored, date and location unknown.||Bill Brinkley|
|1240k||USS LCI(G)-73 landing infantry on the beach during the Saidor occupation, as part of the Eastern New Guinea operation, circa 1 to 28 February 1944.
US Army Signal Corps photo.
|63k||USS LCI(G)-73 underway off Morotai, 15 September 1944. Note she has been reconfigured as an LCI(R).
US National Archives image
|174k||USS LCI(R)-73 underway as a unit of the 7th Amphibious Group, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
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USS LCS(L) 1-130
|202k||Artwork by Peter Bull depicting USS LCI(R)-73 along with USS LCI(R)-34 and USS LCI(R)-31 firing rockets in the Pacific.
Photo and text from "Landing Craft, Infantry And Fire Support" by Gordon L. Rottman
|97k||USS LCI(R)-31, USS LCI(R)-34 and USS LCI(R)-73 along with three unidentified LCIs beached at Townsville, Australia while loading troops, probably for the Borneo operation in June 1945.||Peter Dunn|
|73k||USS LCI(R)-73 partial crew photo, date and location unknown. Photo courtesy John Hoffman, USS LCI-73.
Photo from the USS LCI National Association's newsletter "The Elsie Item", June 2006 issue
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