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NORMANDY   http://www.history.navy.mil/faqfaq109-1.htms/ 

 LCI 93, LCI 487 NORMANDY  BY John France, Atlantic Historian whose

                      father was on the 540 at Normandy

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IWO JIMA      LCI 449 IWO---DENNIS BLOCKER STORY---  Pacific Historian

                             Dennis' grand father was on the 449 at Iwo Jima                  

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LCI VIDEO----- SEA STORYS AT PORTLAND, 2009 CONVENTION   BY J.T. DUDROW                                            

       Hal Bleyhl LCI 812

       Dennis Blocker LCI 449                                                                                                                           John Ruelet & Royal Wetzel, LCI 70

      John Cummer LCI 502                  

      Don Reineke LCI 345

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http://usslci.com/html_L2/stories/divinc/home.htm  

Albert D. DiVincenzo
USS LCI (G) 373

Where did you serve?  
South Pacific, Philippines and Okinawa
Comments:  
During my service on the USS LCI(G)373, I have experince a friendship with some of my ship mates that is going to last a life time. During my stay I was honored to receive five battle stars, and with the Blessing Of Our Lord made it home to my loving family. Read my story.

  LCI 440
The Story of Domick C. Maurone

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LCI Flotilla 22

Flotilla 22 History By Jim Talbert

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LCI (G) 23
A Lucky Japanese Dive-Bomber Spoils the Day

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LCI 35  Stanley Galik Navy History     by son Stan Galik

http://www.galik.com/stanleygalik1922/lci/

“The LCI 35 story taken directly from the deck logs beginning with its commissioning in January 1943 and ending with its decomissioning in November 1944.  The story also includes supplemental information related to the invasions of Sicily, Salerno, Anzio and Normandy (Sword Beach Landing) including LCI 35 shipmate accounts, personal and archive photos and other related materials.  The site also has a page dedicated to the “Landing Craft Infantry Ship” as well as information related to my father’s service in the Civilian Conservation Corps.”

 

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LCI 77

Vito Colamussi Ulithi Tale   vitocolamussiulithitale

Vito  Colamussi Adak and Marianna Tales         vitocolamussi-lci77                                       

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LCI 88 Coast Guard ship-- served in Normandy and Okinawa--- for John Grey by son John Grey  

www.geocities.ws/rebel70125  (copy & paste)

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LCI 222

www.lci222.com Check out Dale Kirkham's Website---A 2 year diary of his life aboard

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LCI 226 by Landon Miles

MEMOIRS LANDON MILES 226


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LCI 226

The Journal of Arden L. Hunt http://usslci.com/html_L2/stories/lci226new.html

LCI 72 AlHunt'sLCI72Journal        Al Hunt photo
Submitted by his son, Ardie Hunt

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LCI 358    http://gwenstevejtbrian.us/Video/LCI.wmv

        Pictures of BM 2/c Jimmy Dudrow

        Submitted by Son Steve Dudrow

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LCI 397

LCI 397 LTRS LT. ELIOT ROBINSON JR.

Letters home 1943 to 1946

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Fate, by Leon Fletcher

LCI 450

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IWO JIMA, pre invasion 17 February , 1945

Group 8, Flotilla 3 time line of events, casualties and awards  

documents

 by Vaughn Hampton , LCI 450 & Bob Harker, LCI 474

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The Saga of LCI (G) 450

George Kern USS LCI (G) 450 Memoir's

LCI 450 Poems

LCI 450 Iwo Jima

SPECIAL DISPATCH TO NEW YORK TIMES
"Cussed" LCI Saves 50 From Drowning

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LCI 489, D-Day. 6 June, 1944
One Ship. Different Points of View

The Machinist’s Mate, by Karl J. Bischoff

The Pharmacist Mate, by James R. Argo

Engineering Officers View by Chuck Phillips

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LCI 502

D-Day, June 6, 1944  -- by John Cummer

Landing British troops--Normandy

D-Day,ShortVersion

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LCI 632
Submitted by Wanda Sims, for her father.

Emergency Surgery on  LCI 1016
Submitted by Kim Kromer, in memory of his father, Ernest Kromer
   

More Stories:

Firefight By Don Hawley

LCI33 Story By Elmer Manick

LCI33 with LCI418 By Charlie Savary

LCI96 By Richard ("Dick") Kliemt

Memories of LCI Sailors

Messages

Walt In memory of Waly Kopacz - LCI 66