WWII - 'Victory in Europe Day' ~ U.S. Naval Radio Communications - 8/9 May 1945 For Sale
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WWII - 'Victory in Europe Day' ~ U.S. Naval Radio Communications - 8/9 May 1945 :
For your consideration ....
A extremely rare and likely a one of a kind 'set' of World WarII - U. S. Naval radio communications pertaining to the
.. A historical97 word teletype printingdated ...
..." 9MAY45 "... to ... " ALNAV " (All Navy) ...from ..." SECNAV " (Secretary of the Navy James Vincent Forrestal) and reads ...
" PRESIDENT TRUMAN HAS PROCLAIMED THE UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER OF
GERMANY X YOU AND YOUR ALLIES HAVE WON A GREAT VICTORY X THE
PRICE WAS HIGH; IT HAS BEEN WON BY DETERMINATION, SACRIFICE AND
BLOOD X WITH THIS VICTORY YOU HAVE WON SOMETHING MORE; THE AD-
MIRATION AND GRATITUDE OF AMERICA AND THE WORLD X THE TASK HAS
NOW BEEN HALF ACCOMPLISHED X ANOTHER POWERFUL ENEMY REMAINS X
IT WILL REQUIRE ALL OUR RESULUTION AND FORTITUDE TO DESTROY HIM
X ONLY BY SO DOING CAN WE KEEP FAITH WITH THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN
X LET US NOW GO FORWARD TO SPEEDY AND COMPLETE VICTORY IN THE
To establish this listing as a "set"is a 4 word reply to the communication referenced above dated ...
" 8MAY45 " ... to ... " ALL SENIOR OFFICERS, SHIPS, ESTABLISHMENTS, W/T STATIONS
AND OTHER NAVAL AUTHORITIES, AND CIVIL ESTABLISHMENTS
WHICH MAY BE CONCERNED. HOME AND ABROAD, FLAG OFFICER
COMMANDING ROYAL INDIAN NAVY, HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT
OF NATIONAL DEFENCE (NAVAL SERVICE) , OTTAWA. NAVAL BOARD
NAVY OFFICE, MELBORNE "
... from "ORIGINATOR ADMIRALTY" (Admiral Chester William Nimitz, Sr.) and reads ...
... " SPLICE THE MAIN BRACE " ...
... Each communication is a original teletype printing displaying the header ...
" U. S. NAVAL COMMUNICATION SERVICE
... Each communication was received by the Naval Coding Board inPearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor was thesuper primary, primaryand coastal radio station districtassigned by the Naval Coding Board specific to communications to and from Admiral Nimitz as the Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CINCPAC) and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas (CINCPOA), commanding Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II.