A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class.
After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor.
Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral's stewards. They would then feed me… (read more)
Chicago's buoy was a couple of hundred yards astern of Arizona, and I was saddened to look at her.
Everybody knew that I could type pretty well.
I passed a typing test and became a member of the staff of Rear Adm. Newton.
We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage, sinking and damaging several vessels. However, the Japanese were alerted to the… (read more)
You could tell that America was gearing up for war.