title>Landing Craft Infantry LCI
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Europe-African-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
|North African Occupation
Tunisian operation, 1 June to 9 July 1943
|Salerno landings, 9 September 1943|
|Sicilian occupation, 9 July 1943||Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944|
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|650k||Coast Guard manned LCI Flotilla Four LCI's
USS Warbler (ARS-11),
USS Willet (ARS-12) and the Stevedoring Barge
YS-103 moored at Trumbo Point, Key West, FL., 6-7 March 1943. The LCIs were enroute to Europe from their builder in Texas.
Wright Langley Collection. Image from Flickr courtesy of Florida Keys Public Libraries photo # MM00042465x.
|26k||USS LCI(L)-91 enroute between Key West and Norfolk, after commissioning at TX., circa February-March 1943.||Franklin Vyn|
|88k||USS LCI(L)-91 Army troops landing at Virginia Beach during training exercises, date unknown.
US Navy photo.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|58k||Five USS LCI(L)-91 crew members,at Bermuda while enroute to North Africa in 1943. Only John Rametti, far left, is identified in this photo.||Valerie Vierk|
|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.
|94k||USS LCI(L)-91 along with the rest of LCI Flotilla Two and LCI Flotilla Four ready to sail to North Africa with the Third Infantry Division.||Bill Brinkley|
|74k||From outboard to inboard USS LCI(L)-92, USS LCI(L)-94, USS LCI(L)-90, USS LCI(L)-93, and USS LCI(L)-91, at Port Lyautey, Morocco, in May 1943.||James Mateyack|
|92k||USS LCI(L)-91 in dry dock at La Goulette, Tunisia, to have her bottom scraped and painted. From left to right: Far left, unknown, possibly Clarence Dahl, Harold Curtis, William McDonahue, William Davis, and Chief Erle Morgan, circa, 1943.||Valerie Vierk|
|91k||USS LCI(L)-91 in dry dock at La Goulette, circa, 1943.||Valerie Vierk|
|75k||USS LCI(L)-91 crew, circa, after October 1943 but before June 6, 1944.||Franklin Vyn|
|79k||USS LCI(L)-91 on the Dart River in Great Britain prior to the D-day invasion of France, 1944.||Franklin Vyn|
|27k||USS LCI(L)-91 and USS LCI(L)-92 enroute to Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, June 1944.||James Mateyack|
|51k||Hulk of USS LCI(L)-91 off the coast of France, date unknown||James Mateyack|
|44k||The bottom of USS LCI(L)-91 was opened up by a surface mine buried in the sand below the ship during high tide. If the water was deeper the ship would be on the bottom out of sight. Photo is from "Omaha Beachhead", published by the War Department in September 1945, page 167.||Franklin Vyn|
|49k||The hulk of USS LCI(L)-91 at Easy Red, Omaha Beach after D-Day, 6 June 1944||Photo by John H. Harry Kellers GM3/c USS LCT-539|
|72k||USS LCI(L)-91 crew members, at left, Jim Atterberry, died on D-Day, right Aloyzy Coffill, wounded on D-Day.||Valerie Vierk|
|75k||USS LCI(L)-91 crew members, at left, Ernest "Hawkeye" Johnson, died on D-Day, right Homer Kinsey sometimes called "Catfish", or "Shorty."||Valerie Vierk|
|121k||USS LCI(L)-91 crew member, John O'Malley, ships cook LCI(L)-91, 1943.||Valerie Vierk|
|60k||USS LCI(L)-91 Capt. John O'Malley USCG.||Valerie Vierk|
|54k||USS LCI(L)-91 crew member Bob Morris SM1/c, date and location unknown.||Valerie Vierk|
|01||LTjg. Barbee, Robert, USCGR||6 February 1943 - ?|
|02||LTjg. Arend, Vyn Jr., USCGR||September 1943 - ?|
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