James B. Bean
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class
Stephen Arthur Maggiora
3928 Heights Ct.
Cameron Park, Ca. 95682
Uncle James Bean
Article appeared in Johnson County, Arkansas about September 1942.
James and Lad , USS Vincennes CA-44
. Uncle James and Shipmate Lad Kriz on liberty in the Azores in 1940.
USS VINCENNES CA-44
Uncle James served as a Gunners Mate 2nd Class, 1st Division.
Newspaper Article re "Battle of Savo Island."
This article probably appeared in a Northern California newspaper (probably from San Francisco).The Japanese claims were greatly exaggerated, however, for our family, the loss was beyond measure.
FDR letter to James' Mother
President Roosevelt wrote many of these letters.