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During WWII battle for Okinawa, Japanese kamikaze pilots hit the USNS Comfort, killed 24 medical personnel & inj. 48 others

Orlena (View posts)
Posted: 26 Aug 2005 11:13PM GMT
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Edited: 28 Aug 2005 1:03PM GMT
http://ww2.pstripes.osd.mil/01/nov01/ed111401b.html

During the World War II battle for Okinawa, Japanese kamikaze pilots
hit the Mercy’s sister ship, the USNS Comfort, and killed two dozen medical
personnel and injured 48 others.

http://dpdon.com/bangust/diary.htm

April 25 1945
Comfort, hospital ship dive bombed by Japs near Okinawa.

April 29/45
Sunday. Choppy. AH6 Comfort (hospital ship) was bombed last night at
127.30 east 25.30 north. Proceeding on own power.

We hear that 29 killed and 33 wounded on hospital ship Comfort.

Info found via google.

Orlena
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
DOLORES JABER 9 Sep 2000 2:08PM GMT 
Orlena 27 Aug 2005 5:13AM GMT 
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