Message Two (6-26-1944)

Comments by Ari Phoutrides
This message from CTF 129  patting us on the back for a job well done during the bombardment of Cherbourg.  I had to chuckle at the comment "seriously threatened by efficient enemy batteries".  These words could have been replaced by "even though you were kicked in the butt..."  The Germans had a bead on us and practically every ship in the task force was hit.  But I guess we diverted their attention from the army units that were approaching Cherbourg,


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