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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign 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 to 17 June 1944|
|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 29 May to 30 June 1945
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|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)-326 along with the rest of LCI Flotillas Two and Four ready to sail to North Africa with the Third Infantry Division.||Bill Brinkley|
|73k||USS LCI(L)-326 beached while unloading her troops during a training exercise, date and location unknown.||Wes Stone, Lusby, MD. -"In memory of the men of the USNATB, Solomons, MD."|
|106k||USS LCI(L)-326 off loading troops during training exercises at Slapton Sands, England, prior to the invasion of Normandy.||Jerry Gilmartin MMC(SW) USN Ret. Secretary AFMM LCI 713, Curator PT-658 Save the PT Boat Inc, courtesy Dennis Blocker LCI National Association Historian|
|32k||USS LCI(L)-326 and LCI(L)-320 beached, location and location unknown.||Wayne Caldwell USS LCI(L)-89 and USS LCI(L)-320|
|448k||USS LCI(L)-5 crew being briefed on coming operations (Normandy invasion - 6 June 1944). USS LCI(L)-3 is on their left and USS LCI(L)-4 on their right. Also, in the background across from them are USS LCI(L)-325, USS LCI(L)-326, and USS LCI(L)-8.
Photo from the May 2014 issue of the USS LCI National Association's newsletter, "Elsie Item:, courtesy of Robert Wright Jr.
|96k||USS LCI(L)-326, USS LCI(L)-350, USS LCI(L)-325
and an unidentified LCI(L) of the Coast Guard Flotilla await orders in an English port prior the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944.
Image is a frame from an unknown film documentary.
|166k||Men from Texas and Oklahoma of the 90th Infantry Division aboard USS LCI(L)-326 bound for Normandy for the D-day invasion.||Jerry Gilmartin MMC(SW) USN Ret. Secretary AFMM LCI 713, Curator PT-658 Save the PT Boat Inc, courtesy Dennis Blocker LCI National Association Historian|
|160k||USS LCI(L)-326 off loading 90th Infantry Division troops into LCVPs for their run into the beach at Normandy, on D-day, 6 June 1944.||Jerry Gilmartin MMC(SW) USN Ret. Secretary AFMM LCI 713, Curator PT-658 Save the PT Boat Inc, courtesy Dennis Blocker LCI National Association Historian|
|143k||USS LCI(L)-326 underway returning to England from Normandy with German Prisoners of War aboard, date unknown.|
|128k||A crane off loads machinery from USS LCI(L)-326 as she lays beached at Normandy, date unknown.|
|180k||USS LCI(L)-326 at anchor some time after 6 June 1944, location unknown. Note the aircraft painted on the conning tower below the number 326. LCI(L)-326 was credited with downing one enemy aircraft on D-Day, 6 June 1944.
US Coast Guard photo from the collections of the US Coast Guard Historian's Office.
|01||LT. Allison, Samuel W., USCGR||15 February 1943 - 15 September 1944|
|02||LTjg. Jones, James, USCGR||15 September 1944 7 May 1946|
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