Jack Adams

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Jack Adams

Jack Adams

A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral's stewards. They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
Chicago's buoy was a couple of hundred yards astern of Arizona, and I was saddened to look at her.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
Everybody knew that I could type pretty well.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
I passed a typing test and became a member of the staff of Rear Adm. Newton.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
I received my parents' permission and went into the Navy on June 3, 1941.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
In basic training we had been told to watch out for Japanese spies.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
My assignment was in the communications office, where I typed out dispatches.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
My observations of Japanese naval fighting men, their abilities and equipment led me to believe that they gave a better account of themselves than we did.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island, at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
The Japanese invaded Tulagi, in the Solomon Islands, on May 4.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
We began intercepting Japanese radio transmissions, which indicated the two forces were very close to each other. We found out later that we were moving in opposite directions and passed each other by 32 miles.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
You could tell that America was gearing up for war.More Jack Adams [01/31/2009 12:01:00]
If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it, it's counseling; if you can use either one, it's a miracle.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I didn't expect to deliver a baby in the parking lot. It happened in about 12 or 15 minutes, and it was over with. It happened so fast I didn't have time to think.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it, it's counseling; if you can use either one, it's a miracle.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This is something I've always wanted. I grew up fishing and watching fishing shows on TV when I was a kid.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral's stewards. They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Chicago's buoy was a couple of hundred yards astern of Arizona, and I was saddened to look at her.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everybody knew that I could type pretty well.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
However, during those months the airmen and ship crews of the U.S. Navy learned the lessons we needed to win the Battle of Midway.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I passed a typing test and became a member of the staff of Rear Adm. Newton.More Jack Adams [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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