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U.S. Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, Gunnery School, Bingham Way between Minteer Street & Lawrence Road, Kaneohe, Honolulu County, HI



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Item Title


Location
Bingham Way between Minteer Street & Lawrence Road, Kaneohe, HI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS HI-311-E
Building/structure dates: 1943 initial construction
Significance: Building 455 & 1391 were originally one structure. Building 455 was constructed as a gunnery school in 1943. The fleet gunnery school which occupied Building 445 was organized as a result of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. It became the largest naval gunfire school in the Pacific during WWII and trained thousands of Navy gunners.

Subjects
War (World War II)
Military Training


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
East side elevation of Building 455, note the area of raised monitor roof that corresponds to the former motion picture and lecture hall (present gymnasium), view facing west
Oblique view of the east side of Building 455, showing the fixed wood louvers at the gymnasium, view facing northwest
Oblique view of the south side of Building 455, view facing northwest
Oblique view of the west side of Building 1391 (right), view facing southeast
Oblique view of the north side of Building 455, view facing southwest
Courtyard view of Building 455 showing raised monitor roof of the gymnasium, taken from the covered lanai, view facing northeast
Courtyard view of the Building 1391 (left), view facing northwest
Courtyard view of Building 455 (left) and Building 1391 (right), note the open area at center where a portion of Building 455 was removed to separate the two buildings, view facing southwest
Interior view of Building 455 showing the gymnasium, note the mezzanine at the far wall, view facing south


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