Snipers on Okinawa 1945

The war was over but the fighting had not stopped on Okinawa. Chief Petty Officer Ken Mead and three other sailors from the USS Antietam CV-36 aircraft carrier departed the ship to go ashore in hope of returning to Hawaii and then the States. They were trapped there for a month and a half with Jap Snipers everywhere, two typhoons, jungle diseases, and food shortage.


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