BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: Seamen at Work

For their hope of relief, Lieut. General Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright's battle-grimed men on Bataan look to Australia and MacArthur. Yet if there is still hope that they can be saved, that hope is dawning, not in the south, but in the east. Bataan's relief is more likely to come from the broken lifeline between Pearl Harbor and the Philippines, where the Navy's task forces are at work. Last week a task force under Vice Admiral William Frederick Halsey Jr. put back into Pearl Harbor and told a cheering story:

Admiral Halsey's force had...

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