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U. S. S. Witchita History, c1945.

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U.S.S. WICHITA


Participated in assault against Philippine Islands by U.S. Naval Carrier Forces, 21-23 September 1944. Repulsed attacks of Japanese Air Force on 22 September 1944.

Participated in assault on Okinawa Island (Nansei Group) Ryuku Islands, by U.S. Naval Forces on 10 October 1944.

Participated in assault on Formosa by U.S. Naval Forces 12-13 October 1944.

Participated in Second Battle of Philippine Sea, 23-25 October 1944, (Sea Battle)

Participated in Sea-Air Battle off Mindanao on 31 October 1944.

Participated in the bombardment, initial landings, and capture of Okinawa Jima, (Ryuku Group) during period 25 March 1945 to 22 June 1945.