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"Soldier reading on deck of LST 626, Dec 1944" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Reading Onboard. Crossing the Pacific, soldiers frequently had hours and hours to spend on deck at ease. As pictured here on another ship a year later, Hill and his fellow…
"LST with doors closed pulling away from beach near Tacloban Dec 1944"
"Truck & rolling stock and some personnel on top deck for move of 17th Tactical Recon Sqdn - from Leyte to Mindoro" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Leaving Leyte. Hill's squadron spent a hot week unloading, refloating, relanding, and reloading LST 626.…
"Open ramp of LST 626 on beach at Leyte - loading for Mindoro Dec 1944"
"LST 626 loading on the beach near Tacloban. Dec 1944 - en route to Mindoro"
"LST 626 - well up on beach - doors and ramp ready to load Dec 1944. This is the one that was so far onto the beach it could not be pulled off and had to be unloaded." From "Darkroom Soldier": "Lucky LST 626. After two months 'of heavy ground…
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