Midway, Battle of, 1942
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Battle of Midway including the Aleutian Phase, June 3 to June 14, 1942: Strategical and Tactical Analysis, 1948
This collection consists of research materials collected by Thomas B. Buell, author and retired naval officer, for his biography of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, The Quiet Warrior, published by Little, Brown and Company in 1974.
Admiral Donald J. Ramsey (1903-1968) was a 1924 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and received his law degree from George Washington University in 1939. This collection consists of papers and order books belonging to Admiral Donald J. Ramsey detailing his service in the navy. Of particular interest are Captain’s night order books that detail Ramsey’s experience as commander of the USS Hughes during the battles of Guadalcanal and Midway in 1942.
Memoir of Chief Warrant Quartermaster (W-3) Earnest E. Parton that describes his service in the Yangtze patrol, China, 1934-1936 in the USS Henderson, USS Palos, USS Luzon, and plank owner in USS Yorktown, 1937-1942, including account of the Battle of Midway, 1942.
Reminiscences of WWII service in destroyers at the first raid on the Marshall Islands, the Battles of Coral Sea, Midway and Santa Cruz, 1942, and Motor Torpedo Boat Operations in the northern Solomons, 1943-1944.
United States Navy Hydrographic Office chart "North Pacific Ocean, Middle Part" (October, 1919), used in research of the Battle of Midway, June 4-7, 1942 and containing markings by Admiral Raymond Ames Spruance, USN. The chart was used in discussions with Admiral Spruance.
Frank M. Snyder (1926-2017 ) is a career naval officer who worked as a Professor and Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval War College. His papers include articles, research materials, speeches and lectures, audio and video cassette tapes, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Snyder’s naval and professional academic career.
The Battle of Midway including the Aleutian Phase, June 3 to June 14, 1942: Strategical and Tactical Analysis, 1948
NAVPERS 91067. (2 copies)