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At the Naval Construction Training Center, Camp Peary, Williamsburg, Virginia, on the first day of June, 1943, E. H. Honnen, then a Lieutenant Commander, on orders from the base Executive Officer, set up headquarters in Area B-8, and began the formation of the 96th Naval Construction Battalion. In a few days, officers and drafts of men, most of them recently out of basic training, began arriving in the area. Those were busy days.

Publication Date

1946

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United States Navy, World War 1939-1945, Regimental Histories, Seabees, 96th Naval Construction Battalion

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Military History

96th Seabeeography

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