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

                                   Chapter  7.  "The Submarine Base"

                       
 Bonus Photos--not among the 42 included in the book
Submarine crews and other enlisted men assigned to Pacific Fleet Headquarters, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,
enjoy the swimming pool outside their barracks.  Summer 1941.  

    Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 7 ("The Submarine Base"), page 49
                                 Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
The enlisted men's barracks housed submarine crews and other sailors on duty at Pacific Fleet Headquarters,
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Summer 1941.

    (Round objects behind the barracks are fuel storage tanks, also known as "the tank farm.")

  Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 7 ("The Submarine Base"), page 50
                                      Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
      
         Radioman Ray Daves, 21, rides a rented motorcycle while on liberty in Honolulu.  Summer 1941.

 [The bike is an "Indian"--a pre-WWII competitor of Harley-Davidson--one of the 1938-39 4-cylinder models.]

[Uniform is US Navy "dress white" with black markings.  Eagle on left sleeve indicates "Petty Officer"; insignia below
eagle indicates "Radioman"; two chevrons indicate "second class."]

       Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 7 ("The Submarine Base"), page 51
                                   Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
          Hat Tip:  John Holman--
"Indian Wrecking Crew"--for identification of the bike   
Radiomen James "Scoop" Hoffert and Ray Daves, 21, take a liberty together in Honolulu, October 1941.

                                   
 [The car behind them is a 1940 Ford coupe.]

        Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 7 ("The Submarine Base"), page 53
                                     Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
Japanese fighter planes ("Zeros") are prepared for launch from the carrier Akagi, December 7, 1941.

[360 planes were launched from 6 Japanese aircraft carriers for the attack on Pearl Harbor and other U.S.
bases on Oahu, Hawaii, that day.]

         Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 7 ("The Submarine Base"), page 57
                     Source of Photo:  USS Arizona Memorial, National Park Service
Bonus Photos for All Other Chapters:
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