During the World War II battle for Okinawa, Japanese kamikaze pilots
hit the Mercy’s sister ship, the USNS Comfort, and killed two dozen medical
personnel and injured 48 others.http://dpdon.com/bangust/diary.htm
April 25 1945
Comfort, hospital ship dive bombed by Japs near Okinawa.
Sunday. Choppy. AH6 Comfort (hospital ship) was bombed last night at
127.30 east 25.30 north. Proceeding on own power.
We hear that 29 killed and 33 wounded on hospital ship Comfort.
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