U. S. S. VIXEN, 9 JUNE 1944. From: Admiral Royal E. Ingersoll, U. S. Navy. To: Admiral Thomas C. Hart, U. S. Navy, Retired, examining officer. Subject: Examination to record and preserve testimony pertinent to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, ordered by Secretary of the Navy's confidential precept dated 12 February 1944. Inclosure: (A) Record of testimony of Admiral Royal E. Ingersoll, U. S. Navy, on 5 and 6 June 1944, the fortieth and forty-first days of subject examination.
1. Inclosure (A) is returned herewith. Recognizing that the oath given me on the fortieth day of subject examination is still binding, I hereby state I have read over the testimony given by me on the fortieth and forty-first days of said examination and pronounce it correct.
ROYAL E. INGERSOLL.