Ernie Pyle, war correspondent, having a smoke with Marines of the First Marine Division on Okinawa. I believe it wasn't long after this that he was killed. I have been to the monument located at the place he was killed.
USS Comfort, patient capacity entered service in May US Navy-built and operated Hospital Ship, off Los Angeles Harbor, California. Crew and medical personnel are on deck, prior to their trip to the Pacific Theater via Australia on 21 June
USS Oriskany – nicknamed Mighty O, The O-boat, and Toasted O – was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers completed during or shortly after World War II for the United States Navy in It was sunk off Pensacola in May