Jack Adams Quotes

I received my parents' permission and went into the Navy on June 3, 1941.

Parents Quotes

My observations of Japanese naval fighting men, their abilities and equipment led me to believe that they gave a better account of themselves than we did.

Accounting Quotes, Men Quotes, Observation Quotes

Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral's stewards. They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate.

Food Quotes


My assignment was in the communications office, where I typed out dispatches.

Communication Quotes

The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale.

Great Quotes

We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage, sinking and damaging several vessels. However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that American carriers were nearby.

American Quotes

If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it, it's counseling; if you can use either one, it's a miracle.

Advice Quotes