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I recently got a copy of the September 1943 Pacific Ocean map, and it has what I believe are military code names handwritten next to some city and sea names. Anyone familiar with the Navy can confirm this?

- Sea of Japan = John

- East China Sea = Edgar

- Yellow Sea = Butch

- Formosa = Frank

- Manila = Charlotte

- Palau = Phillip

- South China Sea = Sammy

- Lombok = Larry

- Guam = George

- Truk Islands = Tony

- Majuro = Mary

- Midway Islands = Mike

- Pearl Harbor = Joe

- Exmouth Gulf = Erma

- Perth = Pop

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