Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific

                                     Chapter 21.  "Victory Days"   

   
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Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific


Chapter 1  "The Tree Army"

Chapter 2  "Joining the Navy"

Chapter 3.  "Basic Training"   

Chapter 4   "The Destroyer"  

Chapter  5  "Radio School"     

Chapter 6.  "The Cruiser"

Chapter 7.  "The Submarine Base"  

Chapter 8.  "The Attack on Pearl Harbor"  

Chapter 9.  "Aftershocks"  

Chapter 10.  "The Submarine"     

Chapter 11.  "The Aircraft Carrier"        

Chapter 12.  "The Battle of Coral Sea"                 

Chapter 13.  "The Battle of Midway"                      

Chapter 14.  "Abandon Ship"                               

Chapter 15.  "Rescued at Sea"                              

Chapter 16.  "The Summer of '42"                        

Chapter 17.  "First Leave"                                     

Chapter 18.  "The Naval Research Laboratory"   

Chapter 19.  "Cold Bay"                                         

Chapter 20.  "Kodiak"                                             

Chapter 21.  "Victory Days"                                    current page, see photos above

Epilogue                                                                 
Front cover of a ration booklet (with last name redacted), typical of those issued to American civilians during World War
II.
         
Inside pages of the above ration booklet show an assortment of stamps (coupons) American civilians
needed to purchase both food and non-food items during World War II.  
    Back cover of the above ration booklet issued to American civilians during World War II.

Above document  illustrates Radioman, Chapter 21 ("Victory Days"), page 192   
                    
Source of Document:  Nicholas Hopper Collection   
Above document illustrates Radioman, Chapter 21 ("Victory Days"), page 195
                    Source of Document:  Ray Daves Collection
Chief Radioman (CRM) Ray Daves, 25, center, in Navy chief petty officer's dress white uniform
(8-button jacket), participates in monthly inspection of student radiomen, also in dress whites.  
   Naval Training Center Gulfport, Mississippi.  August 4, 1945.  

Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 21 ("Victory Days"), page 195
                 Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
US Navy warships at anchor in the Philippines fire anti-aircraft guns in celebration of Japan's
surrender.                                                          August 14, 1945.  

    Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 21 ("Victory Days"), page 196
                        Source of Photo:  N.A. "Stretch" Brown Collection
Above document illustrates Radioman, Chapter 21 ("Victory Days"), page 197
     
               Source of Document:  Ray Daves Collection
Five-Star Admiral of the Fleet Chester W. Nimitz, representing the United States, signs the Japanese
surrender documents aboard the battleship
Missouri (BB-63) at anchor in Toyko Bay, September 2, 1945.  

Behind Nimitz, standing, from left, US Army General Douglas MacArthur (signed for the Allied Powers),  
US Navy Admiral William F. Halsey and Rear Admiral Forrest Sherman.  

                     Source of Photo:  U.S. Navy/National Archives # 80-G-701293
Bonus Photos for All Other Chapters:  
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