Message Twenty-One (02-16-1945)

Comments by Ari Phoutrides

Starting with this message, the remaining ones will be related to the action on April 16, 1945.

This is the initial message sent to CTF 51 informing them of the attack.  It's interesting to note that only four kamikaze hits were reported.  They must have found another engine somewhere in order to get the final count
of five direct hits and one graze.  The total of six is confirmed by the official action report and is reflected
in the PUC that was awarded our ship...


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