The Helena at Guadalcanal

By Captain William Jones, U.S. Navy (Retired)
December 1992
In March 1941, I reported to the USS Helena (CL-50) based in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, along with an academy classmate of mine, Earl Leeman. Soon after reporting, the gunnery officer ...

Remembering the Sullivans

By John Cosden
December 1992
In the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, hundreds of thousands of young men crowded into Navy recruiting offices across the country. Among them were five brothers—George, Francis, Joseph, Madison, and Albert ...

Captain Hoover: Right or Wrong?

By Rear Admiral J. C. Wylie, U.S. Navy (Retired)
December 1992
Othe 13 U.S. Navy ships that were in action off Guadalcanal during the night of 12-13 November 1942, six were able to steam away under their own power. By dawn, ...