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Register of the John Sidney McCain Papers
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Correspondence, 1933-1945

Scope and Content Note

Personal and official correspondence sent to and received from John Sidney McCain, arranged chronologically. Includes correspondence with C. M. Austin, M. M. Dupre, L. B. Porterfield, John N. Towers, and others. Also includes memoranda and related materials.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

1933-1934

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

1935-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with C. M. Austin, M. M. Dupre, L. B. Porterfield, W. C. I. Stiles, Zane Thompson, Jr., M. J. Torlinski, and others
Box/Folder: 1 : 3

1939-1941.

Scope and Content Note

Letters to John H. Towers. See also folder 7
Box/Folder: 1 : 4

1940-1942.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with Robert L. Ghormley, H. F. Leary, G. L. Roberts, and John H. Towers
Box/Folder: 1 : 5

1941 January-December

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

1942 April-September

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

1942 January - 1945 August.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with John H. Towers. See also folder 3
Box/Folder: 1 : 8

1943 October - 1944 August

 

United States Navy File, 1941-1945

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, dispatches, Fast Carrier Task Force instructions, operating orders and procedures, and war diary, arranged alphabetically and then in chronological order
Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Action reports, 1944 October 29

 

Aircraft Scouting Force

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

1939 June - 1941 November

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

1941 January - 1942 April

 

Subject file.

Note

See also Photographs
Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Dispatches REF Storm, 1944 December 15-22

Box/Folder: 2 : 2-3

Operation orders I-44 and 2-44, 1944 August-September and undated.

Scope and Content Note

Includes standard operating procedures, undated
Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Task Force 38 operations, 1945 January 25

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

War diary - Roster of daily activities, 1944 August 18 - 1945 July 31.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 12 photographic prints taken in Formosa, Japan, Philippines, and Russia
 

United States Pacific Fleet

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Fast Carrier Task Force instructions, 1944-1945 and undated

 

Second Carrier Task Force and Commander Task Force 38

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Undated.

Scope and Content Note

Air support plan in support of bombardment groups, distribution list, strategic targets - Tokyo, and map. Operation orders 2-45 and 3-45
Box/Folder: 3 : 3

1944 February - 1945 June.

Scope and Content Note

Thirty Eight, operation order 2-45
Box/Folder: 3 : 4

1944 October 2-29.

Scope and Content Note

Commander Task Group 38 Point One Action Report. Includes 6 photographic prints taken in the Philippine Islands
Box/Folder: 3 : 5

1944 November 13 - 1945 January 1.

Scope and Content Note

Communication plan numbers 2-45
Box/Folder: 3 : 6

1945 July 2-August 15.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 1 photographic print taken in Tokyo area
Box/Folder: 4 : 1

1944 December - 1945 August 22.

Scope and Content Note

Commander Task Force 38 Action Report. Includes 2 photographic prints, 1944 December 5, taken in Japan
Box/Folder: 4 : 2

1945 June 7.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 11 photographic prints generally of individuals taken in the Pacific area
Box/Folder: 4 : 3-4

1945 July-August.

Scope and Content Note

Includes copies of photographs
 

Photographs, 1939-1946

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of bombing of Japan, Luzon Islands, Manila Bay, Second Carrier Task Force, shipping damage, Sibuyan sea battle, and miscellaneous prints, arranged chronologically. Names of photographers, often names of ships, have been mentioned whenever available
Box/Folder: 4 : 5

Shipping damage, 31 photographic prints 1944 January 3-December 14 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Photo by U.S.S. Cowpens, U.S.S. Hornet, U.S.S Franklin, U.S.S Hancock, U.S.S. Ticonderoga, and U.S.S. WASP, U.S. Navy
Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Second Carrier Task Force, 1944 January 3 - 1946 October 10 and undated.

Scope and Content Note

25 prints photographed by U.S.S. Cowpens, U.S.S. Essex, U.S. Navy
Box/Folder: 4 : 7

Bombing of Japan depicted in 36 prints, 1944 October 10 - 1946 October 16 and undated.

Scope and Content Note

Includes greetings sent to John S. McCain on his birthday and anniversary, 1945, August 9
Box/Folder: 5 : 1

Sibuyan sea battle depicted in 3 prints 1944 October 24,

Scope and Content Note

photographed by U.S.S. Franklin, U.S. Navy
Box/Folder: 5 : 2

Luzon Islands, Philippine Islands, 1944 October 25 - 1945 January 12,

Scope and Content Note

photos by U.S.S. Franklin and U.S.S. Ticonderoga, U.S. Navy. 16 prints
Box/Folder: 5 : 3

Manila Bay depicted in 6 prints, 1944 November 5

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Miscellaneous prints, 1944 January - 1945 September,

Scope and Content Note

photographed by U.S.S. Navy and U.S.S. Shangrila, U.S. Navy. 28 prints