L M Hedrick Blog
Yep, it is Magic – Mattie & Charlie meet, and soon he is a Warrant Officer!
Huntly House, Auckland, is where Mattie lived and Charlie visited!
Only a daughter could put oils to canvas and capture her mother, Mattie
Mattie is with Charlie for his Warrant Officer Promotion at the US Navy Officer Ball in Auckland!
Admiral Ghormley arrives to fanfare in Auckland, New Zealand, 22 May 1942. His flagship was the USS Rigel – on board with Charlie!
A new log bow is fabricated for the USS Minneapolis at Tulagi – Charlie now on the way back south to Espiritu Santo.