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LST Memorial

World War II ship to visit area

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 10:37 am

A 328 feet long piece of American history will be docked at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur, Alabama and will be available for public tours. The USS LST 325 is a World War II vessel that was part of the D-Day Invasion at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. This ship is one of the last of her kind and is the only working LST in the United States. The ship

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    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Hatch Show Print

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  • Wine and cheese a perfect pair

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:26 pm

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    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:54 pm

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    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 12:48 pm

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  • Ultimate Frisbee action coming to Decatur

    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 12:47 pm

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  • New events added to Nashville Glass Show schedule

    Posted on June 9, 2014 at 3:14 pm

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