Wikipedia Entry of the Marblehead.
USS Marblehead (CL-12)

A short history of the Marblehead.
Naval History

Learn about the Dutch ships involved in the battle.
Royal Netherlands Navy Warships of World War II

Story entitled "U.S.S. Marblehead:  Escape From the Jaws of Death".
Marblehead Magazine

An interview with a member of the crew of the USS Marblehead detailing his experiences, including information regarding the battle.
Interview With Raymond Kester
Other Interviews here .

An oral history of a nurse that worked with Dr. Wassell.
U.S. Navy Nurse Oral History

The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast.  Dedicated exclusively to the USS Houston.
USS Houston CA-30

Information regarding the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.
Imperial Japanese Navy Page

Library of selected images of the USS Marblehead, including damage photos.
Department of the Navy - Naval Historical Center

A section of the book Prisoners of War discussing issues surrounding Allies and civilians held in Japanese POW camps.
Prisoners of War

Preserving the history of recipients of the Medal of Honor.
Home of Heroes

The story of a Dutch freighter during the World War II.
MS Abbekerk

Lt. Drury, a damage control officer on the Marblehead, later became Captain of the USS Neshoba.  He earned the Navy Cross for his actions aboard the Marblehead.
USS Neshoba


Student Recommended

16 people who stand out for their influence on the history of World War II.
Important People of World War II
Suggested by Sarah Tanner, Washington (Thanks Mr. Bill)

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