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   John O. Adams
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John O. Adams in uniform [10/1940]
War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Navy
Unit: USS Henley (DD 391)
Service Location: Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); New Guinea; Mindoro (Philippines); Pacific Theater
Rank: Radioman
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»Photo Album  (27 photos)
 Official Documents
»View List (3 items)
 Personal Correspondence
»Letter from Mary Roberts to John O. Adams' parents congratulating them on his election fraternity Tau Beta Pi [11/16/1949]
 Memoir
»Memoirs of World War II by John O. Adams
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 Official Documents (3 items)
Excerpt from John O. Adams' Navy service record Form letter from Harry Truman to men who served in World War II Official communication indicating that American forces would recapture Tulagi and Guadalcanal on August 7th, 1942
  
 Other Materials (5 items)
Newsclipping account of the sinking of the U.S.S. Sims. Newsclipping: "Coral Sea Battle Men In Australia." Newsclipping: "M.I.T. Winner Over Huskies; Adams stars."
Newsclipping [10/14/1951]: "Adams put up record." Newsclipping: "Adams Breaks Record for Hammer Throw." 
  
 

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