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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|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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| USS LST-391
|15k||USS LST-391 underway, date and location unknown.||LST Home Port|
|87k||USS LST-391 unloading military vehicles of the 817th Engineer Aviation Battalion, as they roll off her ramp into the surf during landing operations at Salerno, Italy. Note US troops standing on the deck of the ship. In the foreground a USAAF-operated Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VB lies nose-down in the surf, mistakenly shot down by American AA guns. According to the USAAF, the pilot suffered only 'a scratch on the back of his hand'. Photo ©Time & Life Pictures.||Robert Hurst|
|152k||USS LST-391 (right) and USS LST-542 (left) moored together, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
| HS Rodos (L-157)
|76k||Ex-USS LSM-102 in service Greek service as HN Toyrnas (L-162) beached, in 1972 during a Greek Army exercise, location unknown. On the left is ex-USS Bowman County (LST-391) in Greek naval service as HN Rodos (L-157).||Tony Vrailas|
|180k||HN Rodos (L-157) at Valletta, Malta, circa 1960s. Anchored in the harbor in the background is USS Mullinnix (DD-944)
Chris Howell collection owned negative.
|Chris Howell, SOUTHLAND SHIP STORES LIMITED, Port of BLUFF, NEW ZEALAND|
|340k||Greek amphibious ships moored at the Salamis Naval Base, Greece, 31 August 1979.
From left to right:
Ex-USS LSM-399 - HS Ipopliarkhos Roussen (L-164)
Ex-USS LSM-45 - HS Ipopliarkhos Grigoropoulos (L-161)
Ex-USS LSM-102 - HS Ipopliarchos Toyrnas (L-162)
Ex-USS Potter County (LST-1086) - HS Ikaria (L-154)
Ex-USS Page County (LST-1076) - HS Kriti (L-171)
Ex-USS Boone County (LST-389) - HS Lesbos (L-172)
Ex-Bowman County (LST-391) - HS Rodos (L-157)
Ex-USS LST-325 - HS Syros (L-144)
Defense Imagery Photo # VIRIN: DN-SC-82-00333 by PHC C. Pedrick USN.
|01||LT. Power, Philip E., USNR||3 December 1942 - April 1943|
|02||LT. Ehrensall, Ira, USNR||April 1943 - May 1944|
|03||LTjg. Nauenburg, A. L., USN||May 1944 - May 1945|
|04||LT. Chase, James B., USNR||May 1945 - December 1945|
|05||LT. Volk, A. N., USNR||December 1945 - February 1946|
|06||LTjg. Walker, George T., USN||February 1946 - August 1946|
|07||LT. Thornton, A. H., USN||August 1946 - 30 April 1947|
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