Captain Jones, USNA Class of 1941, comments on his service on the USS HELENA during World War II, including observations on the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the naval battle of Guadalcanal and the Solomons Campaign (Fall, 1942), and the sinking of the JUNEAU. Postwar comments concern aviation training, his injury in an aircraft accident, nuclear weapons logistics duty, the Navy atomic weapons program, and squadron commands.
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