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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
|North African occupation
Tunisian operation, 1 June to 9 July 1943
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 14 to 30 June 1945
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943|
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943|
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944|
USS LCI(L)-90 performed ferry and escort duty between England and France, 7 June to 4 October 1944 until departing Falmouth, England 5 October for Charleston, S.C. She arrived at Charleston 24 October 1944 for availability and refit. USS LCI(L)-90 departed Charleston 5 December 1944 for Little Creek, VA. and Solomon Island, MD. for amphibious training. USS LCI(L)-90 departed Norfolk, Va., 13 December 1944, for San Diego, via Key West and Canal Zone, arriving San Diego. At San Diego USS LCI(L)-90 was attached to the Amphibious Training Group there until departing for Okinawa, 20 April 1945, via Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Guam, Ulithi, and Leyte, arriving off Okinawa, 3 June 1945.
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|16k||CDR. Jack Dempsey USCGR along with two unidentified crew members of USS LCI(L)-90, date and location unknown.||James F. Mateyack for Bobby Smith USS LCI(L)-90|
|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.
|74k||From outboard to inboard USS LCI(L)-92, LCI(L)-94, LCI(L)-90, LCI(L)-93, and LCI(L)-91, at Port Lyautey, Morocco, in May 1943.||James Mateyack|
|42k||USS LCI(L)-90 beached while practicing landings troops for the Normandy invasion. Photo was taken in late-April, early-May 1944, location unknown.
US Army Signal Corps photo.
|146k||USS LCI(L)-496, USS LCI(L)-85, USS LCI(L)-88, USS LCI(L)-90, USS LCI(L)-92, and USS LCI(L)-491, prepare for the Invasion of Normandy while in an English port, circa 5 June 1944.
Images are from the DVD "D-Day Code Name: Overlord" with the permission of Denver Collins, Editor, Timeless Media Group, Eugene OR.
|62k||USS LCI(L)-90 alongside an unidentified transport off the Normandy invasion beaches loading US Army soldiers for the run into the beachhead, or returning wounded from the beachhead, circa 6 June 1944||Bill Brinkley|
|66k||USS LCI(L)-90 in port, circa 1943-45.
Photo by Signalman John R. Smith, Jr., USCGR.
Photo courtesy of Robert Smith, son of Signalman John R. Smith USCGR USS LCI(L)-90
|01||LTjg. Stevens, William E. USCGR||6 February 1943 - ?|
|02||LTjg. Nadon, William H. USCGR||WWII|
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