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New PDF release: All Ahead Full: World War II Memoirs of an Lsm 215 Veteran

By William M. Craighead

In All forward complete, LSM 215 Veteran William M. Craighead recounts his memoirs of LSM 215 existence in the course of global struggle 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 USA, 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 surprising experience yet they discovered to evolve to lengthy sessions at sea on a vessel with a shallow draft and no keel. The half LSM 215 performed within the battle within the Pacific used to be the invasion of Okinawa, the old conflict that integrated the biggest onslaught of the struggle through suicidal kamikaze pilots. It was once at Okinawa that the military suffered its heaviest losses in ships and manpower in the course of international battle II. Miraculously, the entire team survived with shipmates receiving the pink center due to kamikaze attacks.

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