On this site, I will try
to honor all the people who have helped me in one form or another in the
construction of this site.
First and foremost, I have to mention, and want to mention, Dave Riddle, who provides me with the server space that these pages need. There is no way I can thank him enough for this cost-free alternative that allows me to concentrate on purchasing new books instead of paying my provider's bill!
Frank Pierce Young
who does the Pearl Harbor pieces, and who has helped me in numerous other
ways including spell checking and by making profitable suggestions on additions
to the site.
Vincent P. O'Hara, who has contributed more material than anyone else and who still keeps adding...I'm truely amazed...!
Philip H. Jacobsen, whose vital comments on how there should be added cryptographic material to the battles I present has had profound effect on my writing.
Edward Wittenberg, who sent in his paper on the Washington Conference on Disarmament and got the whole pre-war information thing started.
Then there are people who
did not have the time to contribute entire pieces, but added tidbits and
comments to what was there:
Eric Bergerud, who was the first to comment when this site was still small (er than it is today), and whose early remarks have been priceless to me.
Stan Grossman, who was always encouraging towards my efforts, and said so.
Larry Jewell, who granted me the permission to put up his transcribtion of the Washington Naval Treaty.
Philip Windell, who sent me the Midway OOBs and commented helpfully on the work done.
Floyd Mack, for his most valuable aid.
William Vickrey, Jr., who sent me a copy of Clay Blair's Silent Victory for free, and always was helpfully assisting me when I did not get any further.
Shannon Murray, for spotting the gazzilions of now-removed mistakes and errors on the side. His vision is so good, a Japanese lookout could not have done better!
David C. Evans for sending me a copy of The Influence of Air Power upon....and for the rest of the title, see the Bibliography Section
Numerous people who sent comments, criticisms, suggestions.
The owners of the World War II, Maritime History, and Mahan Email lists, whose services have been a great help to so many researchers and myself.
The subscribers of the same lists for their patience and assistance with my hundreds of querys.
On the subject
of Email lists...
Having praised them so much, maybe people might want to subscribe to them???
Here is the three lists which were the most helpful to me:
The Mahan Naval
History Mail List
Devoted, as the name says, to Naval History. Administered by Dave Riddle, who also owns the server these pages are on. Though quite small in its mail quota, it has some very clever members. A great place to ask questions and get the right answers!
If you intend to subscribe to this list, do the following: click on the link below, and type:
Subscribe mahan your_full_name
of course substituting your name for your_full_name! You will get a reply soon.
Maritime History Mail List
Broader in focus than the Mahan list, this one deals with the history of seagoing shipping from whenever-it-began up to today. Though the Pacific War is one of the less often discussed subjects (although my being there has created many questions on the topic...all of my origin :)), this is a very useful resource.
If you want to subscribe to this list, follow the instructions below after clicking on the link further below:
In the body of the message you send off by clicking on the below link, type
sub marhst-L your first and your last name
of course, substituting your name for "your first and your last name" ;)!
subscribe wwii-l your full name
where you substitute your name for "your full name".