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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 30 December 1943 to 3 January 1944,
2 to 9, 11 to 14, 15 to 17, 19 to 21 January , 28 January to 1 February,
7 to 10, 12 to 14 and 25 February 1944
Leyte landings, 13 to 27 October and 14 to 29 November 1944
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Finschhafen occupation, 22 and 23 September 1943
Saidor occupation, 15 to 17, 18 to 21 January and 12 to 14 February 1944
Lingayen Gulf landing, 6 to 18 January 1945
|Western New Guinea operation
Biak Island operation, 9 to 14 and 15 to 20 June 1944
Noemfoor Island operation, 2 to 7 and 10 to 15 July 1944
Cape Sansapor operation, 31 July, 6, 8 to 14 and 16 to 22 August 1944
Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
|Consolidation and capture of Southern Philippine Islands
Mindanao Island landings, 10 to 13 March and 17 to 23 April 1945
|Hollandia operation, 21 to 28 April and 9 to 14 May 1944|
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|415k||USS LST-204 under heavy Japanese air attack after pulling away from the Cape Gloucester landing beaches between 1435 and 1450
hours, 16 December 1943. This bomb missed the starboard side mid-ships by 75 feet.
National Archives Identifier 205584237 Local Identifier 26-G-3057, U.S. Coast Guard photo # 3057, taken by Schertzer from USS LST-202
Ref. LST-204 AA Action Report, N.A. 78309501.
|28k||USS LST-204 beached at Finschhafen, New Guinea, 22 September 1943 while troops of the Finschhafen Force unload stores from LSTs at the beachhead.||Australian War Memorial|
|271k||USS LST-204 (background) beached at Cape Gloucester, New Britain as US Army soldiers struggle to off load a jeep through the surf and sand from USS LST-202, 27 December 1943. Photo from "A Photographic History of World War 2", Colliers, 1946||Dan Wilmes|
|60k||USS LST-202 and USS LST-204 (background) beached at Cape Gloucester, New Britain, while off loading tanks and other equipment, 27 December 1943.
US Coast Guard photo # 3058, from the collections of the US Coast Guard Historian's Office.
|1094k||USS LST-204 and USS LST-202 beached at Cape Gloucester, New Britain,
27 December 1943, as a wounded Marine from the 7th Marine Regiment is carried aboard USS LST-204.
US Army Signal Corps photo #SC 186796, 12 May 1944.
|386k||USS LST-204 and two other LSTs approaching Noemfoor Island on the morning of 4 July 1944, as smaller craft ferry supplies to
the beach in the background..
US National Archives Identifier 205586203, a US Coast Guard Photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|389k||A DUKW engaged in ferrying supplies to American troops ashore at Noemfoor Island, approaches the ramp of USS LST-204 to take
on another load. Only the smaller vessels could approach the island's shallow water reefs.
LCT(6)-943 is to the left in the far distance, July-August 1944.
US National Archives Identifier 205586229, Local Identifier 26-G-2606, U.S. Coast Guard Photo # 2606.
|168k||USS LST-204 and USS LSM-23 and landing craft
landing cargo at Leyte, 20 October 1944.
US National Archives Photo # 80-G-59509 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|32k||USS LST-204 beached at Samar, Philippine Island, date unknown||Harold Hansen
via his son Peter Hansen
|01||LT. Roberts, Arthur I. USCG||27 April 1943 - 1944|
|02||LT. Radke, Charles W. USCG||1944 - 5 January 1945|
|03||LT. Irvin, Richard D. USCGR||5 January 1945 - 5 January 1945|
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