• General Douglas MacArthur
    General Douglas MacArthur

    Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area during World War II.

  • John C. Niedermair
    John C. Niedermair

    The naval architect that helped design the LST.

  • USS LST 374
    USS LST 374

    Loading for the Normandy invasion in 1944 (navsource.org)

  • The West Loch Disaster
    The West Loch Disaster
  • USS Hunterdon County (LST-838)
    USS Hunterdon County (LST-838)

    Re-commissioning ceremony, 10 September 1966, at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, CA. (Vallejo Naval and History Museum; navsource.org)

LST Memories: Archiving the Past

The U.S. Landing Ship, Tank has a rich history.
We dedicate this page to remembering them and their crews.

LST Memories: Leyte: MacArthur's Return

Leyte: MacArthur's ReturnBy Mel Barger, LST-555 When Japanese forces were closing in on key…

LST Memories: The Second Pearl Harbor Disaster

The Second Pearl Harbor DisasterLST Veterans Still Remember the West Loch TragedyBy Mel Barger,…

LST Memories: The Genius Behind The LST

The Genius Behind The LSTJohn C. Niedermair Was A Giant in the Field Of Naval ArchitectureBy Mel…

LST Memories: The United States LST Association

The United States LST AssociationForming It Was The Right Idea At The TimeBy Mel Barger, LST-555…

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