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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates|
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943|
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|79k||USS LST-349 partial crew photo, North Africa, 1943.||William Fraser USS LST-208|
|79k||HM LST-302, HM LST-303 and USS LST-349 at Nisida, Italy, while loading or unloading equipment, date unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|61k||USS LST-349 main deck looking forward from the superstructure, date and location unknown. Note "All Boats Away."||William Fraser USS LST-208|
|42k||USS LST-349 anchored off the coast of Italy, 1943.||Dennis Painter for his Father-in-Law John S. White USS LST-349|
|103k||USS LST-349 anchored off the coast of Italy, 1943.||Dennis Painter for his Father-in-Law John S. White USS LST-349|
|288k||USS LST-349 unloading tanks across a pontoon causeway at Anzio, date unknown.||Raymond Cvetovich, Ph.D.|
|140k||USS LST-349 3"/50 gun crew off North Africa or Sicily, 1943.||William Fraser USS LST-208|
|128k||USS LST-349 crew members showing off their shaved heads||William Fraser USS LST-208
Dennis Painter for his Father-in-Law John S. White USS LST-349
|164k||USS LST-349 crew members showing off their beards, or lack of.||William Fraser USS LST-208|
|385k||Letter written by ENS. George Wolhuter USNR, Gunnery Officer USS LST-349 during the Sicily Campaign describing his personal view of the action during the invasion. The letter was printed in the home town war production plant newspaper, "Victory News" and dated 13 August 1943||Submitted by William Fraser USS LST-208, courtesy George Wolhuter USS LST-349 and LST-208|
|101k||USS LST-349 officers. This group of officers would be reassigned to USS LST-208 sometime in October 1943. Top row, Left to Right; Kranich, First Lieutenant, Search, Communications, Hughes, Supply, (payroll), unknown, Rittenhouse, Executive Officer. Bottom row, left to right; unknown, Bixler, Engineering, George Wolhuter, Gunnery, Stewart, Supply.||William Fraser USS LST-208|
|86k||USS LST-349 crew with Italian Prisoners of War, Tunis, Tunisia, sometime in October 1943.||William Fraser USS LST-208|
|95k||USS LST-349 Officers, LTjgs Krainich, Hughes and Bixler, Tunis, Tunisia, sometime in October 1943.||William Fraser USS LST-208|
|101k||USS LST-349 Chief Petty Officers, (All unknown except for MoMMC Loomis, front row far left.) Tunis, Tunisia, sometime in October 1943.||William Fraser USS LST-208|
|174k|| During the Anzio Invasion DUKW amphibious trucks prepare to move inland after landing on the Fifth Army Beachhead near Anzio.
the LST in center appears to be USS LST-385. USS LST-349 and
LCT(5)-198 are at right, circa 22 January - 25 February 1944.
US National Archives photo # SC 184436 a US Army Signal Corps photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|59k||USS LST-349 aground off Isla de Ponza Italy and breaking up, circa February 1944.||LST Home Port web site|
|01||LT. Strickland, Aubrey||11 February 1943 - 25 August 1943|
|01||LT. Emmons, Robert W., USNR||25 August 1943 - 25 March 1944|
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