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USS Wasp (U.S. Aircraft Carrier)
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Joe Black Interview
Iíd been in the Navy three or four years and I was on the USS WASP, which was a new aircraft carrier. None of us had been in battle at the time, but we were in Bermuda preparing to obviously be in a war. Although we didnít know that the Japs were gonna bomb us, [chuckles] it was pretty obvious from the way that things were happening on the ship, like taking out all the portholes and welding them up with steel plates, [chuckles] that something was gonna happen.


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