Thursday, December 6, 2018
Illinois Bicentennial, Robert Anderson-- Part 2: Killed on USS Colorado By Friendly Fire
From Maritime Quest.
List of men killed on the battleship USS Colorado (BB-45) by accidental gunfire during the invasion of the Philippines at Lingayen Gulf January 9, 1945.
There is a list of 21 men, including Robert E. Anderson.
Some of the others killed that day:
James Edgar Apple
Karl Porter Baum, Jr.
John Paul Bock
Harold Archibald Coates
Kenneth Eugene Davis
Sad. Friendly Fire? --GreGen