Howard Douglas Bode, USN
|Birth details unknown|
|Died||19 Apr 1943|
Warship Commands listed for Howard Douglas Bode, USN
|USS Oklahoma (BB 37)||Battleship||1 Nov 1941||7 Dec 1941|
|USS Chicago (i) (CA 29)||Captain||Heavy cruiser||1 Jul 1942||Dec 1942 (1)|
Suicide (shot himself on 19 April 1943).
Events related to this officer
Heavy cruiser USS Chicago (i) (CA 29)
9 Aug 1942
USS Chicago was part of Allied forces operating near Guadalcanal and took part in Battle of Savo. Japanese forces (under command of Admiral Mikawa) totally surprised the Allies. Chicago was hit by "Long Lance" torpedo and lost her bow. (2)
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