Lundstrom, John B(ernard) 1948-

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LUNDSTROM, John B(ernard) 1948-

PERSONAL: Born July 14, 1948, in Milwaukee, WI; married Sandra L. Biller; children: Rachel L. Education: University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, M.A., 1974.

ADDRESSES: Office—Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 West Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53233-1478.

CAREER: Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, WI, curator of history, 1974-86, assistant curator of Americana, 1986-89, curator of American and military history, 1989—.

AWARDS, HONORS: The First South Pacific Campaign was named one of sixteen notable naval books of 1977 and one of ten best books on the Pacific war by Washington Post, 1985; Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature from Naval Order of the United States, 1995, for The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign; Admiral Arthur W. Radford Award for Excellence in Naval Aviation History and Literature, Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, 1997.

WRITINGS:

The First South Pacific Campaign: Pacific Fleet Strategy, December, 1941-June, 1942, Naval Institute Press (Annapolis, MD), 1976.

The First Team: Pacific Naval Air Combat from Pearl Harbor to Midway, Naval Institute Press (Annapolis, MD), 1984, revised edition, 1990.

The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November, 1942, Naval Institute Press (Annapolis, MD), 1994.

(With Dr. Steve Ewing) Fateful Rendezvous: The Life of Butch O'Hare, Naval Institute Press (Annapolis, MD), 1997.

Contributor to periodicals.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A study of U.S. Navy Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher as an aircraft carrier commander in the Battles of the Coral Sea, Midway and Guadalcanal, 1942.