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of June. At C923, shortly after an unevent-
ful General Quarters call, an enemy aircraft
was picked up at a distance of 15 miles. The
enemy was visually sighted as a new Japanese
fighter, Zeke. As it closed toe5 miles, an
accompanying destroyer opened fire. At 0931
the Foreman opened fire with full batteries,
as the aircraft circled down the port side
and attempted a sternmon suicide dive. As
the enemy came in on a leweglide attack, o
Gomdr, Carey maneuveured his ship to keep c
the plane on its beam, and both she and i
the accompanying destroyer laid down a t d
heavy sheet of antimaircraft fire. The Zeke
was headed directly for the bridge super-
structure and at a distance ofaaboutN1OQ '
yards, When'antieaircraft fire from the
Feremanvset it afire and it Swerved up
f?0Q,ebOut 75 foot altitude and crashed n
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The much-embattled little escort
cTf?Uf?fft?Q Kerama'Retto harbor for ke?-reg.
Jnlar malnaanance overhaul shortly after, l
gales as usual continued, but by dow, rou-
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little disfufbed by the uhecklersn. The
.pgew'was Surprised when they did not.come'
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ineweuflcjrd, and during her assignment, received
WPPTOJU-mately 33 air raid warnings, each one
ii cf T921-aught with the ,dangers of Kamikaze attack
2 Q5 On the llth of June, a Ubogeyn was picked
1 at lO.miles, circling the FOFGm3HfS bow.
closed to 5 mlles, CDOSSlHg to the star-
Vlegt, waoarsd, when it was visually sighted and ident-
tymsiried as an enemy reconnaissance bomber USQnLw
Ebrmalt closed to 3 miles5 passing down the Fore
gxrbntanis starboard beam,'and as the accompanying
mlestroyer ,opened fire, the 'enemy aircnsraft
started a suicide dive on the Foreman. She
opened fire, divertlng the plane from.1ts
Qgfd Ofiattack, and it crashed close aboard the stern
fxakhpf-the destroyer in the AA Formation, the Fone
eeeiveeman credited with an assist in its destructlca
N , Raids continued dailya Men were sometimes
ffftmffcalught in the showers unclothed when an alert
' Gawsouuuded. Otherswere forcedemto leave food
9 it Siduringl meal to man their battle stab .
ctinns. All hands survived on about an average
3 to A hours sleep a day. Many days were .
ghPhaSpent almost wholly at General Quarters. Raln
smtmand heavy seas further complicated the task
glgghofsdegegting andfcombatting Kamikaze attacks,
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The East China Sea Ex edition
The 29th of June saw'the Foreman assigned
new duty No.more ping line once more shewwas
to travel with the Uheav1es,U thas time on for
aye into the East China Sea, for air strikes
againstfthe China Coast, and to provide air
Now she Wes in Task Force 32, still under
the over-271 ccmmand of Admiral Halsey's mighty
Thi rr. Fle et
Reporting to her new duty on 3 July, the
plucky little IE was diverted temporarily on
an e cert mis ion, accompanying a heavy crui
sei to Lejte Gulf, and returning six days
later with another heavy cruiser, which w
Joining the Naval force
On the 9th, she regolned her unit, and
cruised with it in the East China Sea until
the llth, when she returned to Buckner Bay
CNakagusuku Wahl, for rep nishment and for
mall for the fighting force. On the 13th she
agair rejoined her T ask Group On the lhth
of July, the Foreman went to Battle Stations
when an unidentified aircraft approached
the formation, at 5 miles distance. Aircraft
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