LST 808 burns at Ie Shima May 18, 1945 after being hit by a torpedo. She was later beached and was destroyed by a Kamikaze on May 20, 1945. She had collided with APA 62 USS Berrien on May 11, damaging the APA. I am reminded every once in a while that even though some […]Large Slow Targets – One Ship’s Story LST 808 — theleansubmariner
WARSHIP WEDNESDAY,. March 31, 2021@21:33: THIS DEDICATION IS CONCERNING ALL LST”s THAT SERVED IN THE ROYAL NAVY, ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY, U.S.NAVY, ALL ALLIED NAVIES…OF W.W.II/1939-1945!!!
Note: WE SHALL CLASSIFY, AS THE AUTHOR STATES, NOT ME, THE BLOG-AUTHOR, THAT SOME LST’s SEEN MORE ACTION THAN SOME LARGE WARSHIPS; SO WE WILL CLASSIFY THE LST’s AS WARSHIPS!!!
I, KNEW OF SEVERAL MEN, WHOM SERVED IN LST’s, ONE, A FRIEND OF MY Late Father’s …LST 413, and ANOTHER, A MAN I INTERVIEWED FOR A BOOK, WHOM WAS IN COMMAND…BOTH GREAT MEN, ONE AS A SAILOR/STOKER, AND THE OTHER AS A COMMANDING OFFICER.
SO HERE, ON WARSHIP WEDNESDAY; THIS DEDICATION IS TO ALL THE ALLIED LST’s OF W.W.II/1939-1945; AND WOW, THAT IS VERY, VERY, MANY…WARSHIPS, ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31,. 2021!!!
Brian Murza…Killick Vison…W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.