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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943||West coast of Italy operations
Anzio-Nettuno advanced landing 22 January, 24 to 25 January, 30 January to 1 February, 2 to 8 February 1944
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943||Invasion of Normandy (Sword Beach), 6 to 25 June 1944|
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|62k||USS LCI(L)-193 on the beach at Normandy several days after D-Day. Note the German POWs stacking steel railroad rails. The two sailors on the starboard landing ramp are possibly Bruce Hunter and Artie Durland||Brenda Burbaker for her father, Bruce C. Paulson (deceased) USS LCI(L)-193|
|73k||USS LCI(L)-193 crew members, autographed photo; Back row: (L-R) Jim Poledna, Edsel Gray, Jack Foley, Wilson Currie, Bruce Paulson. Front row: Terry McGovern, Shorty Knestrick, Donald Crudele.||Brenda Burbaker for her father, Bruce C. Paulson (deceased) USS LCI(L)-193|
|49k||From left to right USS LCI(L)-193, USS LCI(L)-4 and HM LCI(L)-179 during landing exercises west of New Haven - in the southeast of England - in preparation for their Normandy landing in the British sector at Sword Beach on D-Day, date and place unknown||Tom Hunter for his father Bruce Hunter RM1/c USS LCI(L)-193|
|90k||USS LCI(L)-193 crew photo prior to the landing at Sicily.
On the bridge - Norman Claxton (LT)
The crew - starting from left: Far left, rolled up sleeves - Bill Boney (ENS) Second from left, with helmet - Bruce Paulson 3rd from left, shirtless, cap, life belt, - John Wagner Behind Wagner - "Tex" Lewis White cap, next to Lewis - Fred Simmons Behind Lewis, shirtless, on steps - Roy Lane Next to Lane, athletic shirt - Pete Yanker Front row, next to Simmons, long sleeves - Harry Schlosser Very bottom, shirtless - Vincent Reales In front of Yanker, with binoculars - Ralph Patton Seated in front, white cap, shift less - John Stefan Immediately behind Stefan, long sleeves, dark jacket - Emory Lloyd Standing in rear, white t-shirt, white cap - George Cooper Next to Cooper, leaning against conning tower, white cap - Rosky In front of Rosky, hands on chest, shirtless - Art Durland Next to Durland, dark jacket, white cap - Tom Costick Behind Costick, seated against conning tower, dark shirt - Leonard Carr Standing next to Carr, leaning with one hand on tower - Edsel Gray Seated third from right - Bruce Hunter Second from right - Earl Knestrick Far right, with cap - Sam Smart (ENS) There are several missing from the photo who were probably on duty and a few others who arrived later as replacements. Not in photo - "Doc" Bellville, Allen Brown, Ceachy, Don Crudelle, Wilson Currie, Raymond Joseph Doherty, Jack Foley, Carroll Heath, "Terry" McGovern, and Jim Poledna.
|Tom Hunter for his father Bruce Hunter RM1/c USS LCI(L)-193|
|73k||USS LCI(L)-193 landing British troops at Normandy, (Sword Beach) just west of Caen, 6 June 1944.||Tom Hunter for his father Bruce Hunter RM1/c|
|65k||USS LCI(L)-193 beached at New Haven, England for hull inspection sometime after D-Day.||Tom Hunter for his father Bruce Hunter RM1/c|
|99k||USS LCI(L)-193 beached at New Haven, England for hull inspection sometime after D-Day.||Tom Hunter for his father Bruce Hunter RM1/c|
|22k||From left to right;
moored at Sheerness, United Kingdom, ready to be decommissioned and turned over to the Royal Navy, circa 14 November 1944.
|Stan Galik for his father Stanley Galik SC2/c USS LCI(L)-35|
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