USS LCT-1030 and USS LST-731 beached at Beach Blue Two at Iwo Jima, shortly after the 19 Feb 1945 landings

Caption   USS LCT-1030 and USS LST-731 beached at Beach Blue Two at Iwo Jima, shortly after the 19 Feb 1945 landings ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 104350-KN
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Feb 2007

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1. Carolyn says:
16 Apr 2012 10:00:07 PM

My uncle was on this ship, USS LST 731, and was wounded six days later in the invasion on 2/24/45. He was hit by schrapnel. He died March 9, 1945 from the wounds he received.

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