USS St. Lo (CVE-63) sunk by Japanese aircraft during the Battle of Leyte Gulf off Samar, Philippine Islands, 25 October 1944

Name: USS Midway USS St. Lo Builder: Kaiser Shipyards Laid down: 23 January 1943 Launched: 17 August 1943 Commissioned: 23 October 1943 Fate: Sunk by kamikaze aircraft on 25 October 1944

St Lo 1944 : The Battle of the Hedgerows (Paperback) (Steven J. Zaloga)

St Lo 1944 : The Battle of the Hedgerows (Paperback) (Steven J. Zaloga)

A U.S. Army soldier drives a Willys jeep thrown a bombed out city in France.

Lô, France - August 1944 Photo by Frank Scherschel for LIFE Magazine (via) ”

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel St. Lo - koutayba | ello

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel St. Lo - koutayba | ello

Clay Pigeons of St Lô (Paperback) (Jr. Glover S. Johns)

Clay Pigeons of St Lô (Paperback) (Jr. Glover S. Johns)

M-29 Weasel (‘St Lo Special 1′) personnel and supply carrier of ‘C’Coy, 121st Combat Engineer Battalion, 29th US Infantry Division. Normandy. c. July 1944.

Weasel (‘St Lo Special personnel and supply carrier of ‘C’Coy, Combat Engineer Battalion, US Infantry Division.

JUL 19 1944 Last stand of the Wehrmacht in St Lo A German photograph of the devastation in St Lo, taken in June or early July 1944.

JUL 19 1944 Last stand of the Wehrmacht in St Lo A German photograph of the devastation in St Lo, taken in June or early July

St. Lo, France, July 1944: Two GIs in a Jeep pass outside a German military hospital that was built inside the rock cliff on the left. The hospital was halfway finished when US forces took St Lo from the Germans. During the fighting, the Germans allowed wounded local civilians to shelter in this underground facility during the initial bombardment of June 6, 1944.

Lo, France, July Two GIs in a Jeep pass outside a German military…

Fallschirmjäger prisonner and wounded, near St. Lo , july 1944, Normandy, France.

Fallschirmjäger prisoner and wounded, near St. Lo , July Normandy, France, pin by Paolo Marzioli

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo France and helps him into a half-track. The German was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944.

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The Nazi was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June I love America!

JUL 19 1944 Last stand of the Wehrmacht in St Lo A young German soldier surrenders as the US Army approaches St Lo.

German soldier carrying a white flag surrenders to American troops on the outskirts of St-Lo.

historicalphotographsnet: “ In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a hilltop as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France, 1944. Historical Photographs ”

In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a hilltop as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo, France, When scenes like this are in colour it makes the horrors of war all too real

View of St Lô, Normandy upon liberation, 1944

View of St Lô upon liberation 1944

View of St Lô, Normandy upon liberation, 1944 My Dad was on the shores fighting .

A kamikaze strikes St. Lo, causing an enormous fireball.

A Kamikaze aircraft strikes the USS St. Lo causing an enormous fireball during the battle of Leyte Gulf on October resulting in this becoming the first major warship sunk by a Kamikaze attack (Photo Source: US Navy)

Una pattuglia americana transita in Saint-Lô , Rue du Chêne Dancel  sparsi sul terreno due   granatieri Tedeschi #NORMANDIA1944

An American patrol passes in Saint-Lô, Rue du Chêne Dancel, scattered on the ground two German grenadier, NORMANDIA 1944 and the same street today

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