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

                                                                        "Epilogue"   

   
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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"                                   

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On Memorial Day, May 31, 1958, sailors on the flight deck of the carrier Bennington (CVA 20) assemble
to spell the name of the battleship that remains where it sank on December 7, 1941.  (Oil in the water
around the sunken hull is leaking from
Arizona's fuel tanks.)

                      
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 206  
                            
Source of Photo:  US Navy # 428-N-1036055
Dedicated in May 1962, the memorial constructed over the sunken battleship, still leaking oil, is accessible
to visitors arriving by boat from the National Park Service facility at Pearl Harbor.  May 23, 2002.   

                      
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 206     
                                          
Source of Photo:  U.S. Navy
   
The interior of the Arizona Memorial Museum features this marble wall engraved with names of the
battleship's 1177 crew members who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.

                    
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 206
                            Source of Photo:  U.S. Navy # 1067058
Celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in 1994, Pearl Harbor Survivor Ray Daves, 73, and his wife
attended the Grand Ol Opry in Nashville and toured the "House of Cash"--former home of Johnny and
June Carter Cash in  Hendersonville, Tennessee.  (In this February 1994 photo, Johnny Cash was 62.)        
                
                  Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 201
                                   Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
   
For their 60th wedding anniversary, Ray and Adeline Daves traveled to Galveston,Texas.  In this April
2004 photo, Daves, 83, is seated inside the radio room of the World War II submarine
Cavalla (SS-244),
on display at Seawolf Park.    

                   
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 204
                                    Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection                                       
Inside the World War II submarine USS Cavalla (SS-244), Daves was accompanied by, from left, his wife,
Adeline Daves, 84, sister-in-law Noni Daves, and youngest brother, John ("Big John") Daves.                 
                                           Sea Wolf Park, Galveston, Texas, April 2004.   

                   
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 204
                                Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
In 2004 the Lilac City Chapter of the national Pearl Harbor Survivors Association had so few living
members, they began meeting monthly for lunch in each others' homes.  

Pictured here, facing the camera, from left:  Vina Mikkelsen, Survivor Bill Paulukonis,
Adeline Daves (1920-2009), Author Carol Edgemon Hipperson,Survivor Ray Daves, 84.  With backs
to camera, from left, Survivor Bob Ohnemus (1916-2008), Ruth Wagner, Survivor Joe Wagner.
                            November 13, 2004; Spokane, Washington.

                Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 205
                Source of Photo:  
Carol Edgemon Hipperson Collection
The American Defense Medal

Criteria for this World War II medal appears in
Radioman, Epilogue, page 202
Reverse of the American Defense Medal reads:  "For
service during the Limited Emergency proclaimed by the
President on September 8, 1939, or during the Unlimited
Emergency proclaimed by the President on May 27, 1941."
 
Above medal illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 208
    Source of Medal:  Ray Daves Collection
The Pearl Harbor Survivors (Lilac City Chapter) are frequent guest speakers in schools.  Pictured above
with students at Chase Middle School, Spokane, Washington, seated from left:  Survivor Ray Daves, 87,
Adeline Daves, 87, Survivor John S. "Sid" Kennedy, Survivor Charles Boyer, Survivor Betty Schott,
Survivor Warren Schott, Survivor Hoyt "Bud" Colburn.  June 8, 2007.     

                    
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 207
                                 Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
       The American Campaign Medal

Criteria for receiving this World War II medal          
appears in
Radioman, Epilogue, page 203
   Reverse of the American Campaign Medal
   Above medal illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 208
                Source of Medal:  Ray Daves Collection
  The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal

Criteria for receiving this World War II medal
appears in
Radioman, Epilogue, page 204
Reverse of Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Above medal illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 208
          Source of Medal:  Ray Daves Collection
             The Good Conduct Medal

Eligibility for this World War II medal appears in
Radioman, Epilogue, page 205
Reverse of the Good Conduct Medal
Above medal illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 208
    Source of Medal:  Ray Daves Collection
             The Victory Medal

Criteria for receiving this World War II medal
appears in
Radioman, Epilogue, page 206
Wording on reverse of the Victory Medal shows the
"four freedoms" stated as goals for all mankind by
President Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 6, 1941, in
the context of his State of the Union Address to
Congress, eleven months prior to the attack on Pearl
Harbor that prompted America's entry into World War II.
Above medal illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 208
        Source of Medal:  Ray Daves Collection
Above document illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 208
   Source of Document:  Ray Daves Collection
More than 20 Pearl Harbor Survivors attended the regional observance of Pearl Harbor Day at the
U.S. Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Spokane, Washington.  December 7, 2002.  

In this photo, four members of the Lilac City Chapter are pictured, beginning third from left:  
Bob Ohnemus, Ray Daves, Joe Wagner, Jim Sinnott.  

        
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 209
        Source of Photo:  
Carol Edgemon Hipperson Collection     
In Spokane, Washington, December 7, 2002, Ray Daves, 82, is awarded the Purple Heart
medal that he earned during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.  

          Above photo illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 209
          Source of Photo:  
Carol Edgemon Hipperson Collection
       The Purple Heart Medal

Criteria for this medal appears in            
Radioman, Epilogue, page 207
Reverse of the Purple Heart Medal
Above medal illustrates Radioman, Epilogue, page 209
  Source of Medal:  Ray Daves Collection
The Lilac City Chapter of Pearl Harbor Survivors welcomes spouses, widows, and children of Survivors at
their monthly gathering in Spokane, Washington, May 12, 2007.

Standing, l-r:  Debbie Fockler, Survivor John S. "Sid" Kennedy (Navy), Patricia Stone (1929-2009),
Survivor Denis Mikkelsen (Navy), Vina Mikkelsen, Jean Flechel, Millie Sinnott, Survivor Bill Paulukonis
(Army), Survivor Warren Schott (Navy), Survivor Ray Daves (Navy), Author Carol Edgemon Hipperson,
Eleanor Paulukonis, Survivor (civilian) Betty Schott.  

Seated, l-r:  Helen McMillan (1926-2008), Charles Boyer (Navy), James Sinnott (Navy), Evi Kohler,
Adeline Daves (1920-2009), Bob Ohnemus (Navy; 1916-2009)

         Above photo illustrates Radioman, Acknowledgments, page ix
                          Source of Photo:  Denis Mikkelsen Collection

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