USS LST-388 in WWII

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This board shows photos of USS LST-388 in WWII. My Dad served as RM 1/C on this ship, and participated in the invasions of Sicily, Salerno, and Normandy. A book on his experiences entitled "LST 388: A World War II Journal" was published and released in October 2017. You can find it here: https://www.lst388.com, or on Amazon or your local bookstore.

Barbara von der Osten, Writer
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LSTs: Evacuating the Wounded at Normandy

LSTs of WWII and their role as designated casualty ships at Normandy

This website is dedicated to the World War II ship USS and the author of the book, LST A World War II Journal. Rotc, Naval Academy, Training Day, Journal Entries, Show Photos, North Africa, History Books, Book Authors, Writing A Book

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This website is dedicated to the World War II ship USS LST-388 and the author of the book, LST 388: A World War II Journal.

I’m so excited to introduce a real-life World War II story – Barbara von der Oster’s father missed not just one Christmas with his family, but three. World War II stole him away, and I think you’ll enjoy Barbara’s tale … Continue reading → Show Photos, First Christmas, World War Ii, Continue Reading, Wwii, Real Life, Father, Touch, Heart

Far From Home For Christmas - Gail Kittleson

I’m so excited to introduce a real-life World War II story – Barbara von der Oster’s father missed not just one Christmas with his family, but three. World War II stole him away, and I think you’ll enjoy Barbara’s tale … Continue reading →

Website for this ship and the book by Robert von der Osten at www.lst388.com. Training Day, Journal Entries, Show Photos, North Africa, Writing A Book, Sicily, The Book, Wwii, Europe

Website for this ship and the book by Robert von der Osten at www.lst388.com.

USS unloads on a Normandy beach at low tide, 12 June (Note barrage balloon overhead, as an obstacle to low-flying enemy aircraft.) Class Tank Landing Ship: - Length mts) o. D Day Normandy, Normandy Beach, Colorized Photos, Ww2 Photos, Photographs, History Photos, History Facts, Photo Timeline, D Day Landings

Colorized images show the Allied invasion as you've never seen it

A teenager has produced a set of colorized photos that document the struggle of the Western Front in WWII. Jared Enos of Rhode Island said the images can help us connect with the past.

Seabee Construction Battalion Detachment 1006 crossing the Mediterranean onboard LST 388 supporting the Sicilian Invasion. Causeways that aided the troops ashore can be seen as they are strapped alongside the LST. Ww2 Photos, Show Photos, United States Navy, Historical Images, D Day, Normandy, North Africa, Sicily, World War Ii

Seabee Construction Battalion Detachment 1006 crossing the Mediterranean onboard LST 388 supporting the Sicilian Invasion. Causeways that aided the troops ashore can be seen as they are strapped alongside the LST. 9 July 1943.

Commander Ira David Easley, United States Navy, retired, was born on 3 February 1908 in South Carolina. Easley, both of South Carolina. Commander Easley enlisted in the United States Navy on Past Presidents, Show Photos, Normandy, Us Navy, Sicily, World War Ii, Ww2, Statue Of Liberty, History

1965 CDR Ira D. Easley, U. S. Navy retired - AZMOAA

1965 CDR Ira D. Easley, U. S. Navy retired […]

USS beached on a ramp, date and location unknown. (US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics photo 295934 and 295928 taken by USS Ancon 17 January now in the collections of the US National Archives. Navy Marine, Us Navy, Marine Corps, Military Girlfriend, Military Love, Military Spouse, Army Wives, Us Marines, National Archives

USS LST-388 beached on a ramp, date and location unknown. (US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics photo #'s 295934 and 295928 taken by USS Ancon (AGC-4), 17 January 1945, now in the collections of the US National Archives.)

These tow American landing craft set high and dry on the beach of the Normandy coast of France on June 1944 as unloading operations continue while crewmen await return of the tide to refloat them. Unneeded anchor hanging from stern of craft at left. Battle Of Normandy, D Day Normandy, Normandy Invasion, D Day Landings, Landing Craft, History Online, Military History, World War Two, Wwii

The WWII 300th Combat Engineers

The purpose of this web site is to recognize the 300th Combat Engineers in Europe from June 1944 - May 1945. It starts at Utah Beach in Normandy, France, through Belgium and Holland to Schroding, Germany where they were when the war in Europe ended. It is designed to document the accomplishments of the 300th and provide a vehicle of communication for the engineers, their families, historians and others with an interest in military history. It is intended to be a narrative history of the…

USS beached on a ramp, date and location unknown. (US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics photo 295934 and 295928 taken by USS Ancon 17 January now in the collections of the US National Archives. Navy Marine, Us Navy, Marine Corps, Military Girlfriend, Military Love, Military Spouse, Army Wives, Us Marines, National Archives

USS LST-388 beached on a ramp, date and location unknown. (US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics photo #'s 295934 and 295928 taken by USS Ancon (AGC-4), 17 January 1945, now in the collections of the US National Archives.)

USS LST-388 and USS LST-309 at Pearl Harbor, T.I., 1945 United States Navy, Pearl Harbor, Show Photos, Us Navy, Sicily, World War Ii, Ww2, Ship, History

USS LST-388 and USS LST-309 at Pearl Harbor, T.I., 1945