30 Years Above, On and Beneath the Sea

Pricer, Doug
October 2006
Military History;Oct2006, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p30
The article presents an interview with former U.S. Navy Captain Kenneth Ruiz, about surviving three wars. Ruiz relays his experience being given the assignment to go on the U.S. Navy heavy cruiser Vincennes off the coast of Guadalcanal in 1942, while still at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He also says that he has served on eight war patrols and had participated in 30 engagements.


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