Okinawa Diary – June 20, 1945

Diary0019

June 19, 1945, continued…

… line missions. The pictures showed nothing but ruins and smoke. The Japs are now pushed into a small tip on the S.W. tip of the island. This campaign should be over soon.

June 20, 1945

Nothing today, saw show “Bedside Manner” tonight. Had one alert during show.

June 21, 1945

C.Q. at the lab tonight, also on guard at the post their. Took both at once.

Was awakened by a series of bomb bursts. The Japs had missed the airfield and the bombs landed about 1/2 mile from the area. They sounded even closer. Two planes that we know of were shot down during the raid.

 
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