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Operations Training Notebook

Date: 1941 - 1943 | Identifier: 457.1.a
Handwritten notes on the operational training received by John W. Graham in preparation of his role as a naval intelligence officer with the Eastern Sea Frontier, 5th Naval District (Virginia and North Carolina). Included are instructions on navigation, types of ships, chains of command, anti-submarine warfare techniques, mines and mine sweeping, convoys, the coast watch system, and responsibilities of staff and line officers. Graham also includes excellent notes on details of the jurisdictions of the various armed force branches, the role and morale of civilian coast watchers, submarine spotting, and types of mines. Dates approximated. more...