Did the Sons of Nippon believe it would not happen on a Sunday and relax their defences? Following the dough boys resting praying or relaxing generally on that Sunday the Nips paid a visit to Pearl Harbour in 41,. It seems the Nips got it wrong as Uncle Sam's boys had established a foot hold on Okinawa early that Sunday morning before the nips could say 'yankee go home', the rest is history . read 'Operation Iceberg' on Google.
On April 1 Sunday Easter day and All Fools Day 1945 The last seaborne invasion inWW2 the invasion of Okinawa.took place
That which followed during the next nine weeks seemed endless to those engaging the Jap Aerobatic teams sent to annoy us day in day out, the problem was the Nip guys just didn't want to go home, nasty sods they were, very unpleasant, fortunately in most cases we gave them their wish. Vest, action station . ADP or GDP exposed position on superstructure HMS KGV, Flagship of the so called 'Forgotten Fleet.' .But Vest Not Forget.
To advise that Vest (Les Bowyer) passed away this morning. Regards, Chris (Son).
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