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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Finschhafen occupation, 22 to 24 September 1943
Saidor occupation, 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 January 1944
Leyte landings, 13 to 28 October and 5 to 18 November 1944
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 26 to 28 December 1943, 28 January to 1 February 1944
Admiralty Islands landings, 14 to 18 March 1944
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 to 18 January 1945
|Hollandia operation, 21 to 28 April 1944||Consolidation and capture of the Southern Philippines;
Mindanao Island landings, 17 to 23 April 1945
|Western New Guinea operations
Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
Balikpapan operation, 26 June to 10 July 1945
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|234k||USS LST-168 beached at Cape Gloucester, 26 December 1943, Note the downed Japanese bomber in the background.||David LaPell|
|1332k||LSTs, including USS LST-181, USS LST-168, USS LST-206 and USS LST-245 beached at the loading area at Cape Sudest, New Guinea, 12 March 1944.
US National Archives photo # III-SC 271518, Box 504, a US Army Signal Corps photo, by LT E. Commings, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|53k||USS LST-168 beached in the Philippines, date and location unknown.||LST Home Port web site|
|97k||From left to right
USS LST-170 and
USS LST-168 beached at Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands after the city had been secured.
US Coast Guard photo # 4334 from the collections of the US Coast Guard Historian's Office.
|91k||USS LST-168 beached in the Philippines while unloading construction equipment, date and location unknown.
US Coast Guard photo from the collections of th US Coast Guard Historian's Office.
|59k||USS LST-168 and USS LST-470 beached, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|US Coast Guard Historian's Office|
|142k||USS LST-168 beached while unloading a bulldozer at Tawi Tawi, Sulu Archipelago, date unknown.||Nick Schafer|
|183k||USS LST-168's LCVP-1 taking first assault wave of Australian troops ashore at Balikpapan. Notice cameraman at left; & chalk ID 'LCVP 131'.||Submitted by Adrain K
'for educational purposes'
Source-"Pictorial History of Australia at War 39-45",
5 Volumes. 1959
|309k||USS LST-168 drydocked at Leyte, Philippine Islands in June 1945.||Brian Miller|
|123k||USS LST-168 at anchor, date and location unknown.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 83628. Courtesy of D. M. McPherson, 1975.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|01||LT. Moreau, Arthur S. USCGR||3 April 1943 - 4 April 1944|
|02||LT. Twiford, H. USCG||4 April 1944 - 14 March 1946|
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