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 USS Indianapolis WWII Battle Stars*

 

1. Bougainville Air Action and Salamaua-Lae Raid

20 February 1942 and 10 March 1942

2. Aleutians Operation: Attu Occupation

25 May 1943–2 June 1943

3. Gilbert Islands Operation

20 November 1943–8 December 1943

4. Marshall Islands Operation: Occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls and Occupation of Eniwetok Atoll

29 January 1944–8 February 1944 and

17 February 1944–2 March 1944

 

5. Asiatic-Pacific Raids: Palau, Yap, Ulitihi, and Woleai Raid

30 March 1944–1 April 1944

6. Marianas Operation: Capture/Occupation of Saipan and Guam and Battle of the Philippine Sea and Capture/Occupation of Guam

11 June 1944–10 August 1944 and 19–20 June 1944 and 21–23 July 1944

 

7. Capture/Occupation of Tinian Island

24–25 July 1944

8. Western Caroline Islands Operation: Capture/Occupation of Southern Palau Islands

6 September 1944–14 October 1944

9. Iwo Jima Operation: Fifth Fleet Raids Against Honshu and the Nansei Shoto and Assault/Occupation of Iwo Jima and Fifth Fleet Raids Against Honshu and the Nansei Shoto and Fifth Fleet Raids Against Honshu and the Nansei Shoto

15–16 February 1945 and 15 February 1945–6 March 1945 and 25 February 1945 and 1 March 1945

 

10. Okinawa Gunto Operation: Fifth/Third Fleet Raids in Support of Okinawa Gunto Operation and Assault/Occupation of Okinawa Gunto

17–25 March 1945 and 26 March 1945–5 April 1945

 

 

* Navy and Marine Corps Awards Manual, Part IV: Campaign and Service Medals (NAVPERS 15,790 [REV. 1953]).

Published: Wed Jul 01 12:16:51 EDT 2020