Action at Okinawa 17 May to 21 June [ 1945]. Photographs by Photographers of Ships of Task Force Thirty-One.

no place : Task Force 31, ca. 1945. Pamphlet. Very good in glossy cover. Bound with a bates fastener. Slight scuffing and wear to edges and corner of cover. Last page slightly browned. 10 p. w/ 2 photos per page. A very scarce small military publication of small ship naval losses around Okinawa from shore batteries and kamikaze attacks. Includes scarce photographs of the explosion of the Longshaw (DD 559), loss of the William D. Porter (DD 579), Bates (APD 47), and PC 1603, damage to an APD called Roper, decoy ships, Hagushi and Naha harbors, and more. Very Good. Item #5673

Price: $85.00

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