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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943||Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944|
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943|
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|75k||USS LST-317 with visitors aboard. Probably taken at date of commissioning at New York Navy Yard, 6 February 1943.||Edward E. Arn dedicated to the memory of his father Edward F. Arn (at right)USS LST-317|
|163k||USS LST-317 and USS LST-318 moored side by side in a North African port, circa 1943.
Associated Press photo released, 19 October 1943.
|David Wright and
Robert J. Coates for his father Walter F. Coates QM2/c USNR USS LST-310, USS LST-318, USS LST-294
|96k||USS LST-318 moored outboard of (possibly) USS LST-317) in 1943, in a Mediterranean
port, probably in North Africa.
US Navy photo 108-9.
|56k||USS LST-317 beached, date and location unknown.||Linda Michael dedicated to the memory of her father Richard E. Porter GM3/c USS LST-317|
|44k||USS LST-317 beached, date and location unknown.||Linda Michael dedicated to the memory of her father Richard E. Porter GM3/c USS LST-317|
|23k||USS LST-317 at anchor, date and location unknown.||Linda Michael dedicated to the memory of her father Richard E. Porter GM3/c USS LST-317|
|127k||A pair of American servicemen huddle under a blanket to get while crossing the English Channel atop an Army supply truck, one of many loaded on
USS LST-317 enroute to a landing on the beaches of Normandy following the Allied D-Day invasion of France – 6 June 1944.
Source: LIFE Magazine Archives - David E. Scherman Photographer, shared by Peter DeForest
|279k||USS LST-317 crew group photos, date and location unknown. John A. Peters is the crew member wearing the white sailor hat.||Joel M. Peters for his father John A. Peters USS LST-317|
|51k||USS LST-317 crew group photo, date and location unknown||Edward Arn|
|01||LT. Berner, B., USNR||6 February 1943 - September 1943|
|02||LT. Cassedy, Gerard J., USNR||September 1943 - October 1944|
|03||LT. Reynolds, William F.||October 1944 - 30 April 1945|
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