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Condition Red

Destroyer Action in the South Pacific

By Frederick J. Bell
2017, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN 1976500214
Paperback, 130 pages

Descripton: “Condition Red” was an expression that we used to indicate the imminence of any type of engagement. Aboard the G it was a colloquialism that served to express the conviction that the next few hours or days or weeks were going to be packed with action. We first heard it soon after we arrived in the Solomons, where the term was used on Guadalcanal and Tulagi to indicate the approach of the enemy, and when our voice radio blared out the words we went to General Quarters and prepared to greet the Tokyo Express or the Zeros and Mitsubishis when they came within view. Frederick J. Bell

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