Can anyone help me identify a good source to find the ship, date and
circumstances relating to the following incident late in WW2 which was
recalled by someone who was a high school student at that time ?
"While on my way to Brooklyn Tech on a cold morning in February ? or March ?
of 1945, an enormous explosion rocked the air. The elevator station swayed a
frightful bit and the sky to the southwest of Woodhaven, Queens appeared to
glow. A ship was hit by a torpedo, or so I believe, and right off NY