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By William M. Craighead

ISBN-10: 1563119412

ISBN-13: 9781563119415

In All forward complete, LSM 215 Veteran William M. Craighead recounts his memoirs of LSM 215 lifestyles in the course of global conflict II. examine the USS LSM 215 with its workforce of younger males, two-thirds of whom have been more youthful than 20, and their 22 months jointly aboard send. Coming from all components of the United States, such a lot had by no means been to sea sooner than. touring at the open ocean on a touchdown craft grew to become a amazing experience yet they realized to evolve to lengthy classes at sea on a vessel with a shallow draft and no keel. The half LSM 215 performed within the struggle within the Pacific used to be the invasion of Okinawa, the old conflict that incorporated the biggest onslaught of the warfare by means of suicidal kamikaze pilots. It was once at Okinawa that the military suffered its heaviest losses in ships and manpower in the course of global battle II. Miraculously, all of the group survived with shipmates receiving the pink center due to kamikaze attacks.

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