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Joy Waldron Jasper is an investigative journalist and a magazine feature writer. She is the coauthor of The Lighthouses of Delaware Bay and River and is currently researching her next book. She lives in western Massachusetts.

James P. Delgado is a noted underwater archaeologist and historian who has dived on many wrecks, including the USS Arizona and Admiral Yamamoto's flagship, Nagato. He is the executive director of the Vancouver Maritime Museum and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Jim Adams, following a career in the Marine Corps, joined the National Park Service and became the cultural resources manager at the USS Arizona Memorial. Presently assigned to Biscayne National Park in Florida, he is writing a biography about his late father, the journalist Val Adams, who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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