Naval History Magazine - Winter 1992 Volume 6 Number 4

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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,...

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  • Captain Hoover: Right or Wrong?
    By Rear Admiral J. C. Wylie, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    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, these survivors had been gathered together by Captain Gilbert C. Hoover...

  • The Helena at Guadalcanal
    By Captain William Jones, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    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 called us down to his cabin to decide which...

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  • Remembering the Sullivans
    By John Cosden

    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 Sullivan of Waterloo, Iowa. Vowing to...


 
 

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