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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Gilbert Islands operation, 24 to 27 November 1943||Western Caroline Islands operation
Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 6 September to 15 October 1944
Assault on the Philippine Islands, 9 to 24 September 1944
|Marshall Islands operation
Occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls, 29 January to 8 February 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 24 March to 30 June 1945
5th and 3d Fleet raids in support of Okinawa Gunto operation, 8 April to 25 May 1945
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 11 June to 10 August 1944
Capture and occupation of Guam, 12 July to 15 August 1944
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 January 1945
|Tinian capture and occupation, 20 July to 10 August 1944|
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|USS Pecos (AO-65)
Photo - Pecos River between Terrerro and Pecos, New Mexico, 24 June 2009. ©Fladfif
Map - Map of the watershed of Pecos River, a tributary of the Rio Grande, in New Mexico and Texas, using USGS National Map data, 30 March 2016. ©Shannon1
|38k||USS Pecos (AO-65) at anchor, date and location unknown.||Tommy Trampp|
|203k||USS Pecos (AOL-65) alongside
USS Russell (DD-414)
At sunrise, 7 January 1945, USS Russell (DD-414) was in the screen of the large amphibious force of TF78.1. They were passing through a forward area west of Luzon and heading north to begin the assault on Lingayen two days later. USS Pecos (AO-65) was one of four oilers brought out from Mindoro to top off the escort screen.
Photos by Ltjg. Edwin Klump.
|USNS Pecos (T-AO-65)
|112k||USNS Pecos (T-AO-65) under way, circa 1950.
US Navy photo courtesy Auke Visser's Famous T - Tankers Pages
|79k||USNS Pecos (T-AO-65) under way, probably in San Francisco Bay, circa 1950s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # 19-N-47642, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|49k||USNS Pecos (T-AO-65) moored pierside at Bremen, Germany, while discharging a cargo of fuel for the US forces in Germany, 25 September 1968.||Photo by Gerhard L. Mueller-Debus, Frankfurt, A.M., Germany|
|40k||USNS Pecos (T-AO-65) moored pierside at Bremen, Germany, while discharging a cargo of fuel for the US forces in Germany, 25 September 1968.||Photo by Gerhard L. Mueller-Debus, Frankfurt, A.M., Germany|
|42k||Ex-USNS Pecos (T-AO-65) laid up in reserve in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, June 1975.
Photo ©L. van Ginderen, courtesy Auke Visser's Famous T - Tankers Pages
|01||CDR. Gunnell, Palmer MacKenzie||5 October 1942 - 1 February 1944|
|02||LCDR. Renegar, George Washington||1 February 1944 - July 1945|
|03||CDR. Johnson, Hans Gerhard Reinhard||July 1945 - 6 October 1945|
|04||LCDR. Hayward Jr. Griswold Stewart||6 October 1945 - 14 March 1946|
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