Acknowledgements and Thanks:


Surface Warfare, US Navy, March 1981, page 9. “USS Savannah (CL-42) at Salerno.” Booklet.


The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1944, pages 11-12. “USS Savannah, The Story of the Cruiser and its Historic Crew Covering the Invasion of Italy in September, 1943.”  Booklet.


The Stars and Stripes Weekly, Saturday, October 9, 1943, page 5. “How Four Cheated Death in Ocean Tomb.”


Deborah Southward who kindly donated letters written by Captain Cary of the USS Savannah and the “General Quarters Narrative” prepared by her father Warren W. Hahn, YN1, for use in this exhibit. 


The National Archives; Muster Roll, 30 September, 1943.

Jim Dunigan, Museum Interpreter, for his knowledge, insight, and appreciation for the USS Savannah and her crew.