USS Cabildo (LSD-16) Iwo Jima 1955
The following pictures are courtesy of Cabildo Crewmember Association member Joe Gansemer QM2 aboard 1954 - 1957.
In 1955 the Cabildo participated in two amphibious landing exercises at Iwo Jima. Joe was able to get ride and take a few pictures from one of the helicopters aboard.
The infamous Mt Suribachi looms up
The Amphibious ships arrives
Ships and boats - USS Cabildo 4th ship out
A wave circles - The USS Cabildo third ship out
Mt Suribachi from the air
Full Fligt Deck
Ships and boats along the beach
Iwo Jima Sunset
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