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PROCEEDINGS OF THE HART INQUIRY
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 1944
FIFTEENTH DAY
                                                          NAVY DEPARTMENT,
                                                          Washington, D. C. 

The examination met at 10 a. m.

Present:

Admiral Thomas C. Hart, U. S. Navy, Retired, examining officer, and his counsel and assistant counsel.

Jesse Lee Ward, Jr., Yeoman Second Class, U. S. Naval Reserve, took seat as reporter and was warned that the oath previously taken was still binding.

The examining officer decided to postpone the reading of the record of proceedings of the fourteenth day of the examination until such time as it shall be reported ready, and in the meantime to proceed with the examination.

No witnesses not otherwise connected with the examination were present.

Rear Admiral Willard A. Kitts, III, U. S. Navy, who had previously testified, was called before the examining officer, informed that his oath previously taken was still binding, and stated that he had read over the testimony given by him on the thirteenth day of the examination, pronounced it correct, was duly warned, and withdrew.

Captain Robert O. Glover, U. S. Navy, who had previously testified, was called before the examining officer, informed that his oath previously taken was still binding, and stated that he had read over the testimony given by him on the twelfth day of the examination, pronounced it correct, was duly warned, and withdrew.

Commander Paul C. Crosley, U. S. Navy, who had previously testified, was called before the examining officer, informed that his oath previously taken was still binding, and stated that he had read over the testimony given by him on the thirteenth day of the examination, pronounced it correct, was duly warned, and withdrew.

The examining officer then, at 10:25 a. m., took a recess until 11 a. m., at which time the examination was reconvened.

Present: The examining officer, his counsel and assistant counsel, and the reporter.

No witnesses not otherwise connected with the examination were present.

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Rear Admiral Walter S. DeLany, U. S. Navy, who had previously testified, was called before the examining officer, informed that his oath previously taken was still binding, and stated that he had read over the testimony given by him on the fifth day of the examination, pronounced it correct, was duly warned, and withdrew.

The examination then, at 11:05 a. m., was adjourned to await call of the examining officer.


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