Tuesday, June 05, 2012

June 4 - postscript

Wiki knows all. Pittsburghers at the Battle of Midway at least include:

In Memoriam:  LT Arthur Vincent Ely, USN

Anyone have any local info on him?
Goldy would know more, but I would presume this is the final report of Torpedo Six in the Battle of Midway. Just amazing.  10 of 14 planes shot down in operations described merely as " Torpedo Attack delivered against Japanese CV's accompanied by BB's, CA's, CL's and DD's."   and signed by a jg in the end. 


Blogger Vannevar said...

Many great things in there, but the small nugget that made me smile was in the instructions --

Do not "gun deck" this report -

Tuesday, June 05, 2012 10:51:00 PM  

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