"BATTLE OF SAVO ISLAND," BY JOHN HAMILTON/NAVAL INSTITUTE COLLECTION

Savo Island: The Worst Defeat

By Captain George William Kittredge, U.S. Navy (Retired)
August 2002
An officer on board the cruiser Chicago recalls an August night 60 years ago, when the Japanese sink four Allied ships and damage his severely.
JAMES DIETZ (TOP)/JIM GRIFFITHS (BOTTOM)

In Contact

August 2002
Editor's Note: We received numerous responses to our question, "What's Wrong with This Picture?" on page 30 of the June 2002 issue, asking readers to identify the historical inaccuracies contained ...