USS O’Bannon and the Solomon Islands Campaign

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The destroyer USS O’Bannon and her crew engaged in exploits almost beyond belief, including a point blank slugfest with a Japanese battleship, and sinking an enemy submarine, so the story goes, with the help of potatoes.

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