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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
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Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Papers of
Eric M. Hammel,

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains letters Eric M. Hammel received in response to inquiries regarding the Battle of Eastern Solomons and Santa Cruz, August-October 1942, and Guadalcanal, 13-15 November 1942. Also included are ship data and miscellany relating to these World War II battles. Hammel collected these materials for his books on World War II.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Eric M. Hammel, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

Eastern Solomons, Battle of, 1942.
Santa Cruz Islands, Battle of, 1942.
Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands), Battle of, 1942-1943.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Solomon Islands.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval Operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans.
Warships--United States--1933-1945.
United States. Navy--History--Sources.


4.5 cubic feet

30 September 2002