Bruce Treadwell May 15, 1952

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Bruce Treadwell 
May 15, 1952 - BRUCE TKEADWELL SERVES ON DESTROYER ESCORT The...
BRUCE TKEADWELL SERVES ON DESTROYER ESCORT The smoke still Vises from communist communist rUihs in Wonsart< North Ko. Ko. rea. where the destroyer escort USS O'Banndn recently razed a supply dump < with such men' aboard as Bruce K. Treadwell, 1 fireman, fireman, son of Mr. atid Airs. Tom Treadwell of Route 1, Checotah. j. Th^e O'Bannon was serving near IWonsan, about to leave v after an 'eight-day patrol with the United Nations Blockading and escort •'force, when her, guns struck' fire i to a hidden supply dump on the ilast night. Flames leaped high in the air and the whole sky was illuminated illuminated with vari-colored fire I from secondary explosions. | Almost everybody had to pass ammunition when an undamaged communist warehouse was sighted later. Engineers coming off watch I in the fire room and a petty officer j making a light bulb and damage | survey, were drafted to pass am munition in the magazine as the O'Bannon fired 63 rounds from one gun in 12 minutes.

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  1. The McIntosh County Democrat,
  2. 15 May 1952, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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