Saturday, January 27, 2007

Ship of Ghosts - Video is on Web

C-Span2 now has Jim Hornfischer's talk about his book, "SHIP OF GHOSTS", online. You can watch the hour long talk at the Houston Library on your computer ANY TIME. Don't forget, the film "THE LAST STAND of USS HOUSTON" is now on DVD. We found a blog that gives a lot of information and credit to the Asiatic Fleet. This BLOG is quite intent on providing some accurate history about ABDA!

USS Rentz in News

The Brunei News recently had an article about the USS Rentz. Here it is.

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Book Reviews

This review appeared in a Canadian Newspaper. CLICK HERE. SHIP OF GHOSTS - By Hornfischer. For a new review from Indianapolis, CLICK HERE. Here is another BRIEF REVIEW.

Saturday, January 20, 2007

Jerry Ranger's Dive in 2006

The story of Jerry's dive is in this PDF file... or ... this one on the main site. Be sure to check it out. There are lots of pictures in it. You can save the file to your computer and print it out too! In addition to viewing the photos in the pdf file ... you can also view them on FLICKR - HERE. You can make comments on the photos on the flickr account.

Saturday, January 13, 2007

A Survivor from The DeRuyter

This story comes from Johan Vanleer: The story of the now 88 year old stoker/oilman aboard the HR.MS.DE RUYTER. He was in the lifeboat with JACK PENHOLLOW and witnessed his miraculous rescue - later he was dumped on the KRAGAN beach together with DAN RAFALOVICH. IT is on the website for INDONESIA NOW.