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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Papers of Commander
Earl L. Sackett,

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a personal diary, covering the period from 8 December 1941 to 28 June 1942, relating to Commander Earl Sackett's service on USS Canopus in the Pacific theater during World War II. The collection also includes correspondence recommending awards, a monograph written by Sackett concerning Blue Jacket activities on Bataan, a brief log of USS Canopus during the 1941-1943 period, and photographs of Canopus and Mariveles Harbor.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Earl L. Sackett, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


0.25 cubic feet

3 July 2003