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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 26 to 30 December 1943, 3 to 7, 11 to 14, 23 to 27 January, 15 to 10, 21 to 25 February 1944
Admiralty Islands landings, 29February to 4 March and 7 to 11 March 1944
|Western New Guinea operations
Toem-Wakde-Sarmi operation, 17 to 18, 21 to 23 May 1944
Noemfoor Island operation, 9 to 14 July 1944
Cape Sansapor operation, 30 July, 2, 4 to 10, 12 to 18, 20 to 26 August 1944
Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Saidor operations, 15 to 17, 19 to 21 January, 4 to 7 February 1944
Leyte landings, 13 to 27 October 14 to 29 November 1944
|Hollandia operations, 21 to 28 April, 1 to 7, 9 to 14 May 1944|
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US Naval History and Heritage Command
Photo # USMC 69080
|125k||Cape Gloucester Invasion, December 1943. Loading LSTs at Oro Bay, New Guinea, on December 24, 1943, in preparation for the Cape Gloucester
landings two days later. Photographed by Brenner. LSTs present include (from left to right):
USS LST-474, and
USS LST-18. Note Marines marching by Jeep in foreground.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # USMC 69080 and Photo from "A Photographic History of World War 2", Colliers, 1946.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command
Photo from "A Photographic History of World War 2", Colliers, 1946
|271k||USS LST-204 (background) beached at Cape Gloucester, New Britain as US Army soldiers struggle to off load a jeep through the surf and sand from USS LST-202, 27 December 1943. Photo from "A Photographic History of World War 2", Colliers, 1946||Dan Wilmes|
|60k||USS LST-202 and USS LST-204 (background) beached at New Britain, while off loading tanks and other equipment, 27 December 1943.
US Coast Guard photo # 3058, from the collections of the US Coast Guard Historian's Office.
|1094k||USS LST-202 (background) and USS LST-204 beached at Cape Gloucester, New Britain,
27 December 1943, as a wounded Marine from the 7th Marine Regiment is carried aboard USS LST-204.
US Army Signal Corps photo #SC 186796, 12 May 1944.
|98k||US Army troops wading ashore from USS LST-202 on the beach at Cape Gloucester, New Britain in January 1944.||Ron Reeves|
|965k||LSTs, including USS LST-466 and USS LST-202, lined up on the beach at Cape Sudest, New Guinea, awaiting loading for the Admiralty Islands action, 12 March 1944.
US National Archives photo # III-SC 271517, Box 504, a US Army Signal Corps photo, by T/4 Henry C. Manger, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|80k||USS LST-202 under attack, date and location unknown.
US Coast Guard photo from the US Coast Guard Historian's Office.
|1112k||A staff conference aboard USS LST-202 while enroute to the Vogelkop Peninsula at Dutch New Guinea. CDR. R.S. Malven USNR, General Headquarters Observer, BGEN Charles E. Hurtis, CG 6th Div Artillery, COL. Charles H. Swartz, Field Artillery executive officer, 6th Div Artillery, LCDR Thomas N. Kelley, USCGR, CO LST-202, 30 July 1944.
US National Archives photo # III-SC 261034, a US Army Signal Corps. photo by LT. Schuman, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|953k||Invasion task force as seen from USS LST-202 in Maffin Bay, Dutch New Guinea, 30 July 1944.
US National Archives photo # III-SC 261039, a US Army Signal Corps. photo by, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|848k||Various vehicles; Buffaloes, Ducks, Tractors, and a truck carrying a Piper Cub plane are put ashore from USS LST-202 on Red Beach, at Cape Opmarai, Dutch New Guinea, 30 July 1944.
US National Archives photo # III-SC 261053, a US Army Signal Corps. photo by LT. Schuman, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|360k||USS LST-18, USS LST-245, LST-202 and
USS LST-467 landing troops and material, on the beach at Leyte, P.I., on D-Day 20 October 1944.
US Navy photo
|Raymond Cvetovich, Ph.D.|
|79k||From left to right
USS LST-245, and
USS LST-202 landing troops and material on the beach at Leyte, P.I., D-Day 20 October 1944.
from the US Coast Guard Magazine "The Coast Guard and the Pacific War".
|Don Leal USS LST 67 & USS LST 19|
|832k|| “An LST Opens Its Jaws”, a painting by Coast Guard Combat Artist John S. Gretzer depicting a tank and an ambulance rolling down the ramp
of USS LST-202 and through the shallow surf onto the beach.
US Coast Guard photo # 0324441
|Robert Smith, Archivist US Navy Memorial|
|01||LT. Ayesa, Benjamin USCGR||9 April 1943 - ?|
|02||LT. Edge, Robert R. USCGR||no dates|
|03||LCDR. Kelley, Thomas N. USCGR||no dates|
|04||LT. Gaillard, Harold H. USCGR||no dates|
|05||LT. Elliot, Robert B. USCGR||? - 11 April 1946|
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