Worth A Thousand Words: Remember Normandy

Photo: Landing ships putting cargo ashore on one of the invasion beaches, at low tide during the first days of the operation, June 1944. Among identifiable ships present are USS LST-532 (in the center of the view); USS LST-262 (3rd LST from right); USS LST-310 (2nd LST from right); USS LST-533 (partially visible at far right); and USS LST-524. Note barrage balloons overhead and Army "half-track" convoy forming up on the beach.  Photograph from the U.S. Coast Guard Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

U.S. Navy landing ships bring cargo ashore as barrage balloons protect the skyline and U.S. Army vehicles form a convoy on the beach during the first days of the Invasion of Normandy, France, June 1944. Among identifiable ships present are USS LST-532, center, USS LST-262, 3rd from right, USS LST-310, 2nd from right, USS LST-533, far right, and USS LST-524. (U.S. Coast Guard photograph from the U.S. National Archives/Released)

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  • Ruth

    My daddy was on LST 524 February 1944 – June 1945 as an engineering officer. He passed away in 1977 and I am trying to find any information I can about his military service. His name was James Milo Kasl. Does anyone remember him? have photos? suggestions for me to contact someone else?