World War II War Diaries

World War II War Diaries

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Known as "war diaries," these are daily operational journals created by various naval commands throughout the Navy during WWII.

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    World War II War Diaries were compiled between about January 1, 1942, and about June 1, 1946, by the U.S. Navy, documenting the period from about September 1, 1939, to about May 30, 1946. They were identified by the Navy as "the principal means by which the day-to-day experience of the Navy is recorded for current study and future historical use."

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