Army & Navy - OPERATIONS: Anniversary Report

In the last year of his life, Navy Secretary Frank Knox gave an order to Commander Walter Karig and Lieut. Welbourn Kelley of the department's Office of Public Relations: "Tell the story of the Navy's part in this war . . . particularly those early days, when the Japs were having things their own way, and when we had to examine every scrap of information with a microscope for fear it would be helpful to the enemy." Karig, a reservist and former Washington newsman, and Kelley, former radio scriptwriter and author of a melodramatic novel, So Fair a House,...

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