Finding aid (Word)
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.
This collection should be cited as Papers of Eric M. Hammel, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, 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.
United States. Navy--History--Sources.