Relates to activities of the American destroyer Waldron in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the occupation of Tokyo
Bay at the end of the war, and the subsequent history of the Waldron up to its transfer to the Colombian navy as the Santander
in 1973, and its final decommissioning in 1984. In part, co-authored with Jack Melnick, an officer on the Waldron from 1952
to 1954. Includes photocopy of the official war diary of the Waldron, 1944-1945. Also includes letters of acknowledgment signed
by, and miscellany relating to, Woodrow Wilson, 1912-1916.
Lieutenant, United States Navy; navigator, U.S.S. Waldron, 1944-1945.
1 manuscript box.
(0.4 linear feet)
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