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Table of Contents Acknowledgments vii Preface 1 Timeline of the War in the Pacific 7 Glossary of Terms 11 Senior Officer Aboard the USS Nevada, BB-36, Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941-Rear Admiral Francis Thomas, USN (Ret.) 15 From the USS Honolulu to Senior Aviator of Scouting Squadron Ringbolt-Capt. Larry Pierce, USN (Ret.) 25 Marine Corps Fighter Pilot-Lt. Col. H.A.P. Langstaff, USMC (Ret.) 000 Carrier Air Group Sixteen, USS Lexington, CV-16- Lt. Cmdr. James Arquette, USN (Ret.) 000 Navy Fighter Ace-Cmdr. Alexander Vraciu, USN (Ret.) 000 Landing Signal Officer, USS Chenango, CVE-28- Cmdr. Frank Malinasky, USN (Ret.) 000 Sailor/Marine/Fighter Pilot-Capt. Bernard W. Peterson, USMCR (Ret.) 000 Aboard the USS Bailey, DD-492-Stanley M. Hogshead 000 USS Arizona Survivor-Joseph K. Langdell 000 HMAS Canberra and the Battle of Saveo Island-Lt. Cmdr. MacKenzie Jesse Gregory, Royal Australian Navy (Ret.) 000 "The Helena Doesn't Answer"-Cmdr. Bill Barnett, USN (Ret.) 000 Aboard the USS Zane, DMS-14-Capt. Joseph B. Drachnik, USN (Ret.) 000 Aboard the USS Long, DMS-12-Benjamin F. Cator 000 Aboard the USS Charles Carroll, APA-28-Lt. Kenneth Barden, USNR (Ret.) 000 USS LCI (L)-981-John F. Harrington 000 My Flight with Lt. Arthur G. Elder-Bernard Isaacs 000 The Mustanger-Lt. Commander Warren Decious, USN (Ret.) 000 The Rescuers-Capt. William C. Meyer, USN (Ret.) 000 Japanese-Language Officer-Willard H. Elsbree 000 Navy Weatherman-Dr. Gaylord Whitlock 000 Master Rigger, Mare Island Naval Shipyard-Cmdr. Eddie Martinez, USNR (Ret.) 000 Selected Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Biography.
United States. Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography.