155mm Gun M1 of US 420th Field Artillery Group set up on Keise Shima near Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945

Caption   155mm Gun M1 of US 420th Field Artillery Group set up on Keise Shima near Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army
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Photos on Same Day 1 Apr 1945
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 26 Mar 2009
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1. Ex-Staff Sergeant David L.Hirsch says:
3 Jul 2012 10:16:46 AM

Like it was yesterday.. 531st and 532 and 532nd field artillery battalions on a fire mission
2. Andrew says:
28 Jul 2012 09:45:34 PM

Mr. Hirsch:

Were you in the 532nd Field Artillery? I have a relative I am looking for information on, and wonder if you might know of him. Thanks!
3. Kenneth Martin, Jr. says:
9 Sep 2013 07:55:05 AM

My father, who passed away a few years ago, was in this unit from Hawaii to Saipan to Leyte to Okinawa. He was assigned to the fire direction center. I have some info on the unit and his journal. I have a very few photos. My father painted the nose art on one of their spotter planes -- "Droopy Peter".
4. Judah Brown says:
10 Aug 2014 04:48:54 PM

My mom's father was a Staff Sgt. In the Fire Direction Center, SSgt. John Evans. Anybody knew him?
5. Stevens says:
12 Nov 2014 08:43:42 AM

My grandfather was in the 532nd Field Artillery Battalion.
6. Blane Windon says:
10 Nov 2017 11:58:58 PM

My father Albert Windon was in the 532 Field Artillery Battalion on Okinawa. I know nothing of the units history, and he died years ago. Any sources of information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Blane

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