1stLt Tom Bussjaeger,
Tom was aboard LST-884 April 1st. This
article discusses that day and beyond
culminating in his 2013
Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. Semper Fidelis.
by Jared Whitlock
Rancho Sante Fe News
(Nov 1, 2013)
View from the LST-838 April 1st, 1945
"At War with the Wind" by David Sears
here. Available at major book sellers and your local library.
Although I agree with most of what Mr. Sears
had to say
about the events of April 1st and LST-884, I believe there might have
been some research issues as to whom was killed in the initial attack
based on the
deck logs of that day and that all crew was accounted for.
Life on Okinawa April though November 1945
by Gerald B. Ingraham
130th Naval Construction Battalion
SC1c, USN, 1943-1946
View from the USS Neches
April 1st, 1945