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Subject: LST 472


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Date Posted: 02/20/10 15:39:42

USS LST-472

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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Combat Action Ribbons (retroactive, 11 August - 24 September 1943)
Navy Unit Commendation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (6)
World War II Victory Medal
Philippines Liberation Medal
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CAMPAIGNS
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Consolidation of southern Solomons, June 1943
Hollandia operation, April 1944
New Georgia operation:
New Georgia-Rendova-Vangunu occupation, July 1943
Western New Guinea operations:
Toem-Wakde-Sarmi area operations, May 1944
Biak Island operation, June 1944
Noemfoor Island operation, July 1944
Cape Sansapor operation, August 1944
Morotai landings, December 1944
Treasury-Bougainville operation:
Occupation and defense of Cape Torokina, November and December 1943 Luzon operation:
Mindoro landings, 21 December 1944
Bismarck Archipelago operation:
Green Island landing, 15 to 19 February 1944

# Final disposition, sunk during action with the enemy off Mindoro Island, Philippines, 21 December 1944
# Struck from the Naval Register 19 January 1945
# USS LST-472 earned seven battle stars for World War II service

LST 472 ON FIRE AND SINKING AFTER KAMAKAZE ATTACK OFF MINDORO ISLAND.

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Re: LST 472SeaBat02/21/10 12:27:02

Re: LST 472Emily kirtland (Help)02/ 6/15 10:32:24


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