Zacharias, Ellis Mark, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
00X-Unknown NOC/Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1946, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
Service Years
1912 - 1946
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Contact Info
Home Town
Jacksonville, FL
Last Address
West Springfield, NH

Date of Passing
Jun 27, 1961
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
2 1016 LB

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 Military Association Memberships
WWII Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2020, WWII Memorial National Registry
  2020, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page

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Last Known Activity
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Arkansas (BB-33)USS Raleigh (LPD-1)US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAVUSS Rochester (CA-2)Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)11th Naval District
  1912-1912, USS Kentucky (BB-6)
  1912-1913, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1913-1916, USS Virginia (BB-13)
  1916-1916, USS Pittsburgh (ACR-4)
  1916-1916, USS Michigan (BB-27)
  1917-1917, USS Raleigh (LPD-1)
  1917-1917, USS Hannibal (AG-1)
  1918-1919, USS Pittsburgh (ACR-4)
  1919-1919, USS Huntington (CA-5)
  1919-1920, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1920-1923, Naval Attache Office (NAO) Tokyo, Japan, Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache
  1923-1923, USS Huron (CA-9)
  1924-1926, USS Rochester (CA-2)
  1926-1926, USS Mccormick (DD-223)
  1926-1928, USS Pittsburgh (CA-4)
  1928-1928, Naval Attache Office (NAO) Tokyo, Japan, Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache
  1928-1930, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1931-1933, USS Dorsey (DD-117)
  1934-1936, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1936-1938, USS Richmond (CL-9)
  1938-1940, 11th Naval District
  1940-1942, USS Salt Lake City (CA-25)
  1942-1943, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1943-1944, USS New Mexico (BB-40)
  1944-1945, 11th Naval District
  1945-1945, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1945-1945, Administrative Command, Public Information Office
  1945-1946, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1913-1913 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1917-1918 World War I
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Bombardment - Marshall and Gilbert Islands
  1942-1942 Pacific Air Offensive (1942-45)/Doolittle B-25 Attack on Tokyo
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Gilbert Islands Operation
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1908-1912, United States Naval Academy
  1934-1934, Naval War College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jul 01, 1917, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grdae
  Jun 08, 1918, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Sep 21, 1918, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
  Sep 01, 1923, Great Kanto Earthquake - Yokohama19
  Jan 14, 1933, Promoted to Commander
  Jul 01, 1939, Promoted to Captain
  Nov 02, 1940, Commanding Officers speech November 2, 1940
  Sep 28, 1941, The Honolulu Advertiser - Newspaper article about Capt Zach.1
  Jul 31, 1944, Pearl Harbor Court of Inquiry2
  Jun 25, 1945, NEWSWEEK ARTICLE - Surrender Talk
  Nov 17, 1945, AUTHOR - Saturday Evening Post article - Eighteen Words that Bagged Japan1
  Jan 01, 1946, Retired
  Nov 15, 1946, AUTHOR (book) - Secret Missions - The story of an intelligence officer2
  Aug 01, 1949, AUTHOR - United Nations World Article - The A-Bomb was not needed
  May 23, 1950, AUTHOR - Look Magazine Article - We did not need to drop the A-Bomb1
  Jun 06, 1950, AUTHOR - Look Magazine Article - How We Bungled the Japanese Surrender 1
  Jul 07, 1950, AUTHOR (book) - Behind Closed Doors
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