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Friday, August 5, 2011

PT BOATS RAID ON BONGAO ISLAND


By Lieutenant Commander Edgar D. Hoagland, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired)
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In spring 1945, as Allied forces prepared to advance from the Philippines to Borneo, PT boats were given the dangerous task of leading reconnaissance missions against Japanese-held islands.  The above author tells his story as a young PT boat commander in the waning day of the War in the Pacific.

This is a pretty good article folks....and I know I say this a lot...but this story pretty much puts you right on the boats themselves.......excellent article that I do recommend a going over.

Just click on the below title to read


Hope you enjoy!!!