Chapter 2 from the Novel, “Autumn Winds Over Okinawa 1945 by Dr. Pelham Mead (c) 2010, Xlibris Publishers.
Chapter 2- Arriving in Okinawa on Aug. 30, 1945 Early on the morning of Aug. 30, 1945, I could see the Kerama islands with binoculars from the bridge of the USS Antietam CV-36 aircraft carrier. Captain James Tague had called me up to the bridge to give me my temporary transfer papers that would eventually […]
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 […]
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