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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-1944
Anzio-Nettuno advanced landing, 22 January to 1 March 1944
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943||Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944|
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|46k||USS LST-197 landing near Gela circa July-August 1943.
Photographs by Major Ivor Manley
|106k||USS LST-197 and USS LST-314 beached in Salerno Bay, Italy, while disembarking members of the British 5th Infantry Division, 8 September 1943.
Imperial War Museum Photo NA6668 by Sgt. Bowman
|95k||USS LST-197 at Pozzuoli Bay, Port of Nisida in February 1944, after the Anzio operations along with from let to right:
Note: COMFLOTONE commodore's barge near the open doors USS LST-197.
|Submitted by Tim Hummel for his father Roy D. Hummel MoMM2/c USN, USS LCI(L)-9 Flotilla 11 and Stan Galik, for his father Stanley Galik, SC2/c, USS LCI 35, courtesy Guiseppi Peluso|
|94k||From left to right: USS LST-326, USS LST-358, USS LST-197, USS LST-377, USS LST-360 and an unidentified LST beached at Ajaccio, Corsica, 25-26 March 1944. The LSTs convoyed from Naples to Ajaccio carrying US troops, equipment, vehicles and supplies. After offloading the Americans at Ajaccio the LSTs loaded French military personnel and their equipment and offloaded them at Nisida, Italy. (See attached (War Diary). Photo originally was owned by US Army Captain Sanner of the 335th Engineer General Service Regiment.||Brian Miller|
|44k||USS LST-197 going into drydock after Anzio where she was hit by German RR guns and lost 17 men killed in action. The LCI in the foreground is unidentified.||Paul Giordano|
|69k||USS LST-197 and USS LST-61 beached at Normandy after 6 June 1944.
US Navy photo
|37k||USS LST-197 at Omaha Beach, Normandy, D+3, 9 June 1944.||Paul Giordano|
|489k||USS LST-197 off the coast of California in late 1944. Note the causeways secured to her sides.||David Buell|
|LT. Newman, Charles, USN (Ferry Command)||30 January 1943 - 5 February 1943|
|01||LT. Medford, Thomas Stanley Swell, USNR||5 February 1943 - 26 July 1943|
|02||LT. Greeff, Bernard, USNR||26 July 1943 - 1944|
|03||LTjg. Neal, James Elijah, USN||1944 - 1944|
|04||LT. Northcutt, Howard E., USNR||1944 - 1945|
|05||LT. Betz, Merle Eugene, USN||1945 - ?|
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