Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of radioman.

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Examples

  • The vessel was sunk by the cruiser Nashville, but American radiomen overheard the Japanese sending a warning.

    Whirlwind

  • Though not part of the job description, the radiomen also reviewed the Associated Press and United Press International wires and printed copies of the latest headlines that when mimeographed served as the Libertys daily newspaper.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • James Halman, who desperately had tried to alert the Sixth Fleet of the attack, dropped his microphone, stepped into the passageway, and lay down along with the other radiomen.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Six minutes into the assault, the Libertys radiomen switched transmitters but still could not get a clear message out.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Halman and the other radiomen concluded the attackers had jammed the Libertys communications.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Unlike the spooks down below who listened to the tank commanders on the battlefield, Halman and the other radiomen managed the ships radio network out of an office just above the main deck.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • The radiomen grabbed all the necessary gear and relocated below.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Saratoga radiomen relayed another message two minutes later that foreshadowed the horror the Liberty now faced. 3 unidentified gunboats approaching vessel now.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • The Saratogas communications officer personally delivered the news of the attack to Captain Joseph Tully, Jr., on the bridge of that carrier soon after radiomen picked up the Libertys distress calls.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Each time the planes strafed the ship, the radiomen found the frequency interrupted by a sound like feedback.

    The Attack on the Liberty

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