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By William M. Craighead

In All forward complete, LSM 215 Veteran William M. Craighead recounts his memoirs of LSM 215 lifestyles in the course of global warfare 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 elements of the USA, so much had by no means been to sea earlier than. touring at the open ocean on a touchdown craft grew to become a surprising event yet they discovered to conform to lengthy sessions at sea on a vessel with a shallow draft and no keel. The half LSM 215 performed within the conflict within the Pacific used to be the invasion of Okinawa, the ancient conflict that integrated the most important onslaught of the battle through suicidal kamikaze pilots. It was once at Okinawa that the army suffered its heaviest losses in ships and manpower in the course of global struggle II. Miraculously, the entire workforce survived with shipmates receiving the crimson middle due to kamikaze attacks.

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