18 November, 2017

Bob Liberty

Posted on 9 April, 2014 by in ,

Bob was in the Navy aboard the USS Tingey DD-539.  The Tingey was in the Halsey Typhoon which sunk three other destroyers with the loss of all hands about 750 men.  He also was at the Marianas Turkey shoot, the battle of Layte Gulf and many others.  The Tingey was the closest ship to the  Aircraft carrier USS Franklin when she was hit by a kamikaze off of Okinawa in March of 1945 killing over 700 crewmen.  They rescued many men off of the Franklin and escorted her back to a repair area.

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