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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 28 to 31 December 1943, 3 to 7, 11 to 14, 23 to 25 January, 7 to 10, 18 to 21 February, 25 February to 1 March 1944
Lingayen Gulf landing, 4 to 15 January 1945
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Saidor occupation, 15 to 17 and 19 to 22, 28 to 30 January, 12 to 14 February 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 12 to 30 June 1945
|Hollandia operation, 21 to 25 April 1944||Manila Bay-Bicol operation
Zambales-Subic Bay, 29 to 30 January 1945
|Western New Guinea operations
Biak Island operation, 27 to 29 May, 31 May to 4 June, 12 to 16, 18 to 20 June 1944
Noemfoor Island operation, 3 to 10, 12 to 17 July 1944
Cape Sansapor operation, 30 July, 4, 6 to 12, 14 to 20, 22 to 28 August 1944
Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
|Consolidation of the Southern Philippines
Mindanao Island landings, 17 to 23 April 1945,
Leyte landings, 13 to 28 October, 5 to 18 November 1944
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|242k||Battle of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, December 1943-January 1944. USS LST-18 and
USS LST-463, beached on a Cape Glousester beach.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-57464, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|67k||USS LST-463 at anchor, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|90k||USS LST 463 and USS LSM-63 at Lingayen Gulf, P.I. along and numerous other ships on D-Day, 9 January 1945. In the foreground is a downed Japanese aircraft brought down by anti-aircraft fire from the invasion fleet.
US photo # NH 91270 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|15k||USS LST-463 beached after being hit by a Japanese Kamikaze attack, circa late 1944 early-1945.||LST Home Port web site|
|27k||USS LST-463 heavily damaged by Kamikaze attack in late 1944 or early 1945||LST Home Port web site|
|01||LT. McWhorter, A. W., USNR||23 February 1943 - May 1944|
|02||LTjg. Grounds, Arthur E., USNR||May 1944 - September 1945|
|03||LT. Heeth, Nathaniel S., USNR||September 1945 - December 1945|
|04||LT. Caldwell, H. J., USNR||December 1945 - March 1946|
|05||LTjg. Millett, Robert M., USNR||March 1946 - 6 June 1946|
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