1 Reply Latest reply on Jan 29, 2021 2:22 PM by Jason Atkinson

    Seeking photo of officers & crew of LST-780

    Matt Karl Newbie

      A photo of the officers and crew of LST-780 was taken in July 1944 when that ship started it's active duty. How can I find a copy of that photo?

        • Re: Seeking photo of officers & crew of LST-780
          Jason Atkinson Ranger

          Dear Mr. Karl,

           

          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

           

          Photographs of various U.S. Navy activities dating from 1940 to 2007 are in the custody of the National Archives at College Park - Still Picture (RDSS). Please contact RDSS via email at stillpix@nara.gov.

           

          Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RDSS. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.

           

          You also may wish to contact the Naval History and Heritage Command and the United States LST Association for assistance.

           

          We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!