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Dec 6

The Sinking of the USS Nevada (BB-36)

Thursday, December 6, 2018 12:01 AM

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Captain Charles J. Merdinger, CEC, USN (Retired)

On the morning of 7 December 1941 in Pearl Harbor, then-Ensign Charles Merdinger awoke to alarms and stepped through his socks in his haste to get to his battle station on board the battleship USS Nevada (BB-36) as she came under attack. In this audio clip, Captain Merdinger gives a vivid account of the near-disastrous situation he found himself in while in the Nevada‘s plotting room during the surprise Japanese strike.   To read more about the Naval Institute Oral History Program, go to https://www.usni.org/heritage/oral-history-catalog.   получить займ на карту Best Payday Loans payday loans online bad credit best online payday loans instant approval safe… Read the rest of this entry »