Monday, March 17, 2014

Mar

17

March 1944

Officer’s VC after arm hacked off by Jap’s sword

Some shots had come down at us but not as many as I had expected, which probably meant we had regained the initiative by then and taken them unawares. Then, to my surprise, the Japs leapt up as we went at them and charged into us. Two sides charging at each other was certainly not going according to the military rule books.