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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943||West Coast of Italy operations-1944
Anzio-Nettuno advanced landings, 22 January to 1 March 1944
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943||Invasion of Southern France, 15 August to 25 September 1944|
"LCT(5)-34 Surplus to Navy needs. Made available for disposal. Comdt 3ND is authorized to deliver craft to the Rep., of the US MC when such delivery is requested by them for the purpose of disposal, CNO ltr ser. 541P414 of 25 Jan. 46. //Represented by US MC 2 July 47 and physically delivered at US Naval Berthing Site, Newark Bay, Bayonne, N. J. to Esperance Inc. 30 Broad St., Suite 810, NY, NY purchaser, US MC Certificate of Delivery of Vessel, NY, NY dtd 2 July 47// LCT(5)-34 STRICKEN FROM LIST OF DISTRICT CRAFT 25 FEB. 46"
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|282k||LCTs on the beach at Salerno, 9 September 1943. From left to right; LCT(5)-26, LCT(5)-35, LCT(5)-242, unknown, LCT(5)-34 and unknown. Photos from "A Photographic History of World War 2", Colliers, 1946,||Daniel Wilmes|
|30k||LCT(5)-34 helmsman view of the Salerno beachhead, 9 September 1943.||John P. Rozier for his father LT. John W. Rozier OinC LCT(5)-34|
|45k||LCT(5)-34 crowded with soldiers being carried to the Salerno beachhead, 9 September 1943.||John P. Rozier for his father LT. John W. Rozier OinC LCT(5)-34|
|58k||LCT(5)-34 transporting Italian POWs after the Sicily or Salerno invasions sometime between July-October 1943.||John P. Rozier for his father LT. John W. Rozier OinC LCT(5)-34|
|45k||Aboard LCT(5)-34 Arthur Dunn gives Edward Dlotkowski a haircut. after the Salerno invasion. LCT(5)-34 was damaged and lay up on the beach for a number of days after the beachhead was finally secured, so there was time for taking care of everyday needs. Note the canned foods locker in th background. Dunn was hit in the eye by a sliver of shrapnel on 25 January 1944, very early in the Anzio operations, during one of the many air raids over Anzio harbor and was taken to a hospital in Naples.||John P. Rozier for his father LT. John W. Rozier OinC LCT(5)-34|
|73k||LCT(5)-34 crewmen Samuel Duggins, Arthur Dunn and William Mansfield visit the temples at Paestum near Salerno after the Salerno landings. Mansfield was the cook for LCT(5)-34||John P. Rozier for his father LT. John W. Rozier OinC LCT(5)-34|
|232k||LCT(5)-34 beached in 1943, possibly in either North Africa, Sicily or western Italy.||John P. Rozier for his father LT. John W. Rozier OinC LCT(5)-34|
|446k||LCT(5)-34 partial crew photo, possibly at Salerno. Left to right: crew member Duffy [?], Executive Officer Bob Burns (in sweater), Boatswain Jack Sigafoos, Motor Mac Parrish Dever, Officer-in-Charge LT. John W. Rozier, crew members William Mansfield and, kneeling, Edward Dlotkowski.||John P. Rozier for his father LT. John W. Rozier OinC LCT(5)-34|
|59k||LCT(5)-34 with Italian civilians being evacuated from the Anzio-Nettuno area down to Naples during the Anzio operations.||John P. Rozier for his father LT. John W. Rozier OinC LCT(5)-34|
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