TITLE

From PEARL HARBOR to Iron Bottom Bay

AUTHOR(S)
McCaul, Ed
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Military History;Dec2005, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with John Thomas, a former U.S. Navy aboard the battleship, Oklahoma which was torpedoed and sunk at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii but was salvaged in 1943. Thomas detailed on how he first entered the U.S. Navy in December 13, 1939. He also mentioned the types of jobs he did aboard Oklahoma. Thomas also recounted his experience while in Hawaii.
ACCESSION #
18971391

 

Related Articles

  • Museum Report. MAGOON, PETER L. // Naval History;Feb2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p72 

    The article discusses visiting the National PT Boat Museum in Fall River, Massachusetts, providing information on various U.S. Navy ships on display at the museum. Primary emphasis is given to tips on conducting self-guided tours on the decks and through the museums of the USS "Massachusetts,"...

  • Mk46 TORPEDO.  // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p159 

    Features the Mk46 torpedo of the U.S. Navy. Reliability of the weapon; Contractor of the bomb; Power plant.

  • Mk50 TORPEDO.  // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p160 

    Features the Mk50 torpedo, an undersea weapon of the U.S. Navy. Length of the torpedo; Contractor of the torpedo; Specifications of the torpedo.

  • Mk54 LIGHTWEIGHT TORPEDO.  // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p160 

    Features the Mko54 Lightweight Hybrid Torpedo of the U.S. Navy. Specifications of the torpedo; Diameter; Contractor of the torpedo.

  • Mk48 TORPEDO.  // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p160 

    Features the Mk48 heavyweight torpedo used by submarines of the U.S. Navy. Specifications of the operation software; Length and diameter; Contractor of the torpedo.

  • VERTICAL LAUNCH ASROC (VLA).  // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p160 

    Features the Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rocket, a missile designed to deliver the Mk46 Mod 5 torpedo of the U.S. Navy. Length of the missile; Contractor; Range and weight.

  • How to Solve Ship Torpedo Defense. Vining, Pierre G. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2000, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p36 

    Highlights limitations of the U.S. Navy's torpedo defense system and suggests measures to strengthen the system. Factors that render it difficult to trace the exact position of a target; Shortcomings of towed decoys; Use of electrohydraulic effect and focused pressure waves technology in the...

  • Lest We Forget: USS Minneapolis (CA-36). Baker III, Arthur D. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2005, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p94 

    The article presents information on the USS Minneapolis (CA-36), one of the most decorated U.S. Navy cruisers during World War II in the Pacific. The heavy cruiser Minneapolis (CA-36) was awarded 16 battle stars for actions ranging from the Gilbert and Marshall Islands raid early in 1942 to the...

  • EDITOR'S PAGE. Merzlak, Paul // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2014, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p6 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the importance of forging a Global Network of Navies, Navy fleet design, and Navy's assets.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics