About Barney Ross:
Barney Ross was an American professional boxer. Ross became a world champion in three weight divisions and was a decorated veteran of World War II.
Our duty was to try and find the Japanese fleet. We never did find the Japanese fleet and I am awfully glad, because they had attacked us there with six carriers, three battleships, 10 or 15 cruisers, and about 20 destroyers.Barney Ross