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Photo #: 80-G-344369
USS Lindsey (DM-32)
Crew of one of the ship's port forward 20mm guns pose by their weapon, at Guam, circa 16 June 1945. They had stuck to their post until knocked off their feet by the force of a second explosion, when Lindsey was struck by two Kamikaze planes off Okinawa on 12 April 1945. Note severely damaged plating in the vicinity.
The men are (left to right):
CM3c Edwin K. Kayden;
GM3c Balanor Easebio;
Y2c Chester F. Fluharty;
S1c Fred M. Gorges;
S1c Robert F. Zelenka.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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14 May 1999