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Random stuff

2-20-17 The Kellys are at it again.  Since Lisa, Bill and I have nothing better to do with our time, we decided to finally get working on our Task Force 58 website.  It is partially done (with MUCH left to … Continue reading

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Dad Papers

2-4-17 It seems like forever ago – I was working on the first volume of Baked Beans.  Some readers of A Bird’s Eye View and this blog reached out to me with pictures of their dads, memories, and saved documents … Continue reading

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January 21, 1946

1-21-17 The Boston is steaming toward San Francisco for the last time.  By then, about 2/3s of the crew has already mustered off (first large group in Oct 45, second large group in Nov 45).  When the ship docks in … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ about Norm

1-1-17 As I worked on the Baked Beans books, I came to know a handful of old men who served on the Boston.  It all started because a young man emailed me as I was working on the first volume … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

12-30-16 Found this great picture of the Boston, while rooting around in the files Bill brought back from the National Archives a while back.  You’re looking at the Boston, taken from sister cruiser USS Quincy (CA-71) in August 1945 near … Continue reading

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