"Okinawa" 145th Seabees - April 1, 1945
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OKINAWA - 145th Seabees attached to the 1st Marine Division, construct 150 foot Double-Double Bailey bridge over the Bishi Gawa at Hiza. This was on Route "1", the main artery feeding supplies south to the battlefront. A crew of 80 men of the 145th built the bridge in two days and a night. The Japanese didn't want the bridge built and signified their feelings in futile but dangerous air raids on the bridge site throughout the night.

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Man I LOVE my Baileys. Can't get enough. Good photo! :heartpump:
Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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