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

                                          Chapter 3.  "Basic Training"

                       Bonus Photos--
not among the 42 included in the book
The "grinder"--a marching field for US Navy recruits--is located in the center of the
John Paul Jones section of the Naval Training Station, San Diego, 1939.  

Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 3 ("Basic Training"), page 15
               Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
Built in 1928, the indoor swimming pool at Naval Training Station San Diego was 60' long, 25' wide, and 8' deep.

       Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 3 ("Basic Training"), page 16                  
                            Source of Photo:  National Archives, arc # 295561
Above document illustrates Radioman, Chapter 3 ("Basic Training"), page 16
         Source of Document:  Ray Daves Collection
                                                            More Bonus Photos

             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"                                          current page, see photos above

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"

Epilogue
                 Ray Daves, 19, Naval Training Station San Diego, July 1939.

[White "seaman's stripe" on right shoulder of the dress blue uniform indicates sailor is
"unrated"--not yet trained in any U.S. Navy specialty.  Eagle emblem--also called "the crow"--and
square knot insignia with chevron on right sleeve indicates Apprentice Petty Officer, Third Class.]

        Above photo ilustrates Radioman, Chapter 3 ("Basic Training"), page 17
                               Source of photo:  Ray Daves Collection
Ray Daves, 19, in "undress white" uniform, Naval Training Station San Diego, August
1939.  
[Barrel-like objects in background are depth charges--an offensive weapon found on many
US Navy ships (especially destroyers), prior to and during World War II.]
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 3 ("Basic Training"), page 31
     Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
Bonus Photos for All Other Chapters:
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