Dec 10, 2014

Liveblogging World War II: November 10, 1944: The Explosion of the USS Mount Hood (Crew of 250) (Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality...)

****: [World War II Today: The Explosion of the USS Mount Hood]( >At 0850, local time, on 10 November 1944, USS Argonne lay moored to a buoy in Berth 14, Seeadler Harbor. The USS Mount Hood (AE-11) (Ammunition Ship-11) was 1,100 yards away. USS Argonne’s captain, Commander T. H. Escott: >>At the time of the explosion, I was standing outside my cabin… in conversation with the...

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