LST-480 burning in West Loch, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 23 May 1944 two days after the West Loch explosion that sank six LSTs. The chain-reaction explosion started on LST-39 whose wreckage is visible off LST-480ís bow.Map of the Allied breakout from the Anzio, Italy beachhead and advance from the Gustav Line, May 1944Program of the first anniversary celebration aboard USS New Jersey, 23 May 1944, page 1 of 3Program of the first anniversary celebration aboard USS New Jersey, 23 May 1944, page 2 of 3
LST-480 burning in West Loch, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 23 May 1944 two days after the West Loch explosion that sank six LSTs. The chain-reaction explosion started on LST-39 whose wreckage is visible off LST-480ís bow.Map of the Allied breakout from the Anzio, Italy beachhead and advance from the Gustav Line, May 1944Program of the first anniversary celebration aboard USS New Jersey, 23 May 1944, page 1 of 3Program of the first anniversary celebration aboard USS New Jersey, 23 May 1944, page 2 of 3
Program of the first anniversary celebration aboard USS New Jersey, 23 May 1944, page 3 of 3
Program of the first anniversary celebration aboard USS New Jersey, 23 May 1944, page 3 of 3


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"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939