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Snohomish County LST-1126 - History

Snohomish County(LST-1126: dp. 4,080 (f.) 1. 328& 39;0& 34;, b. 50& 39;0& 34;, dr. 14& 39;1& 34;; s. 11.6 k. (tl.); cp;. 119; a. 4 40mm; cl. LST 1081)Snohomish County (LST-1126) was laid down on 16 November 1944 by Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. of Seneca, Ill., as LST-1126; launched on 9 February 1945, and departed Seneca on 23 February to sail down the Illinois and Mississippi rivers to New Orleans.
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Jonathan Wainwright Released From Japanese Prison Camp

Speaking from U.S. Jonathan & 34;Skinny& 34; Wainwright, who commanded American and Filipino forces in the last days of Corregidor and Bataan in 1942, expresses his gratitude for his release. On August 20, 1945, he was found alive in a Japanese prison camp in Manchuria, where he& 39;d been held captive for nearly four years.
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Terrestrial Biomes (continued)

Tropical Savannas Main Regions: Central African Region, Central South America, Northeast Australia, and South Asia. Typical vegetation: shrubs, small trees and grass. Temperature: from moderate (winter) to high (summer). Soil: Low to medium fertility. Rain and humidity: Moderate in summer and low in winter.
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