Large Slow Targets – One Ship’s Story LST 808 — theleansubmariner

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

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1 Response to Large Slow Targets – One Ship’s Story LST 808 — theleansubmariner

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Can’t imagine what it was like to be on those LSTs as a Marine in WW2

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