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  • The ships internal communications, including the public address system and many of the sound-powered phone circuits, soon malfunctioned and fried.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Petty Officer 2nd Class Charles Cocnavitch, whose testimony was not included in the transcript, told Kidd that he heard the order passed over the sound-powered phones.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Lieutenant Lloyd Painter recalled the deaths of the machine gunners stationed on the bow at the start of the attack as he frantically tried to warn them of the approaching fighters over the sound-powered phone.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Cocnavitch heard the order passed over the sound-powered phones in the radar room and filled weighted bags.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Two phone talkers joined him, using sound-powered phones to relay messages to the bridge and to repair parties strategically stationed around the ship.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Cocnavitch said he was ordered to report to the wardroom, sworn in, and asked about the abandon ship order he heard passed over the sound-powered phones.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Painter grabbed the sound-powered phone to alert the gunners to the jets.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • I was on a sound-powered telephone in direct contact with damage control central, which confirmed we had been hit when I asked what the big bang was that I heard on the port aft quarter.

    Court Affirms Navy's Right to Train; ASW Is No Game

  • There, another airman had passed over a flashlight, sound-powered phone, walkie-talkie, and a few brief instructions on what he was supposed to do.

    Terror At Dawn

  • “There he is!” she shouted, forgetting to depress the button on her sound-powered phone, but her voice carried easily up to the gun crew.

    Terror At Dawn

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