Richard E. Norred – Argus Unit 13

Richard E. Norred
Electrician’s Mate 2/c
Argus Unit 13

 

I served in ARGUS 13 from Jan 1944 to Feb 1945. We were Trained In Port Hueneme We left there in Feb feb 1944 for Guadalcanal and practice setting up our Radar equipment. We went from there about march or April to the Island of EMIRAU. and established our RADAR equipment to track air craft in the area. .After we secured the area the Sea Bees’ came in and built Two Air Strips on the Island.They had a plane land on one of the strips in two weeks.

-Richard E Norred

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