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Interview with Charles (Cal) Calhoun, January 16, 2003
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January 16, 2003
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In this third installment of the interview with Captain Calhoun, he relates the story of how, while in command of the USS Dewey, he and his fleet were caught in a typhoon in the South Pacific. He and his crew subsequently provided gunfire support to the Marines in Iwo Jima with a damaged hull sustained during the storm. He also discusses the court of inquiry following the typhoon and his own personal research into the causes and repercussions of that disaster.
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