By Harry W Edwards; United States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division
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Of course, they were spared when the Japanese surrendered just three months later. V-J Day called for a repeat celebration, since that meant the world war had finally ended. At the time of the author's departure from London, in April 1946, the name of his organization was changed. S. Naval Forces, Europe. With the war's ending, it seemed like more than a change of name for the London detachment, but rather the terminal point for an organization that had been the focus of nearly all Marine activities in the Europe- The unit muster rolls during that turbulent time reveal the names of many Marines who participated, either as Special Naval Observers, Assistant Naval Attaches, staff officers, trainees, or combatants.
Colonels Bare and Kerr arrived respondent, was an observer with the vasion of Okinawa. Royal Marines in a landing craft, back in London on the same day that the Germans launched their first Vi buzz-bomb attack on the city. They returned to Washington on the Queen Mary. CG). This vessel had the A Marine successor on the staff of pillboxes from close inshore. Colonel Bare, on board the Llangibby Castle, Sherman. He joined in July as staff officer, plans, with the Allied Naval mission of knocking out German ComNavEu was Colonel Paul D.
This was probably the reason why so much money was being wagered in wardroom card games. One soldier was even caught trying to cheat a few Marines with crooked dice in a crap game. He barely escaped being thrown overboard for his efforts, and was given a courtmartial on board and convicted. The ship docked in Greenoch, Scotland, just across the River Clyde from Gourock. The saying there was: "If you can see Gourock, it's going to rain; it you can't see it, it's raining:' This writer traveled to London by train and, just as he arrived, a Vi buzz-bomb passed over the train.