Bishop, Leslie Haven, Jr., S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman
Primary Unit
1941-1943, SN-0000, USS Helena (CL-50)
Service Years
1941 - 1943
SN-Seaman
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Natchitoes, LA
Last Address
200 Pine St
Natchitoes, LA
(Parents)

Casualty Date
Jul 05, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Courts of the Missing (cenotaph)

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World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Start Year
1941
End Year
1945

Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Pacific under General of the Army Douglas MacArthur and the other in the Central, South, and North Pacific (Pacific Ocean Areas) under Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, were created early in the war. Except in the South and Southwest Pacific, each conducted its own operations with its own ground, air, and naval forces in widely separated areas. These operations required at first only a relatively small number of troops whose efforts often yielded strategic gains which cannot be measured by the size of the forces involved. Indeed, the nature of the objectivesùsmall islands, coral atolls, and jungle-bound harbors and airstrips, made the employment of large ground forces impossible and highlighted the importance of air and naval operations. Thus, until 1945, the war in the Pacific progressed by a double series of amphibious operations each of which fitted into a strategic pattern developed in Washington.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1943
To Year
1943
 
Last Updated:
Oct 3, 2014
   
Personal Memories

Memories
Helena found a measure of revenge when she was assigned to the several bombardments of Japanese positions on New Georgia during January 1943. Her guns rocked the enemy at Munda and Vila Stanmore, leveling vital supply concentrations and gun emplacements. Continuing on patrol and escort in support of the bitter Guadalcanal operation through February, one of her float planes shared in the sinking of Japanese submarine RO-102 11 February 1943.

   
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  • Anderson, Lawrence, PO2, (1940-1947)
  • Baker, Cecil, Cox, (1941-1946)
  • Bibb, James, PO2, (1942-1945)
  • Bivin, Homer Richard, CAPT, (1941-1976)
  • Blair, Foster John, CDR, (1941-1966)
  • Boatwright, General, PO3, (2005-2007)
  • Bridgeman, William Barton, LT, (1941-1947)
  • Brown, Perry Thompson, C.B., (1942-1945)
  • Carmichael, Daniel Archibald, CAPT, (1942-1965)
  • Cass, Harry, PO2, (1942-1952)
  • Coleman, Thaddeus Thornton, CAPT, (1941-1973)
  • CORY, AL, MCPO, (1940-1970)
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