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U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, Combat Intelligence Center, Makalapa Drive in Makalapa Administration Area, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, HI



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Location
Makalapa Drive in Makalapa Administration Area, Pearl Harbor, HI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS HI-426
Building/structure dates: 1943 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1945 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1947 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1986 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000940
Significance: Facility 251 is significant because it housed the intelligence staff for Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Area, from April 1943 until the end of WWII. One of the most important of the intelligence groups was the Fleet Radio Unit, Pacific Fleet, which was critical in helping the Allies win the war.

Subjects
Office Buildings
Offices


Related Names
Nimitz, Adm. Chester W.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
OBLIQUE SHOWING SOUTHWEST END AND NORTHWEST SIDE.
PORTION OF NORTHWEST SIDE.
OBLIQUE SHOWING NORTHEAST END AND NORTHWEST SIDE. FACILITY 252 PORTION OF BUILDING IS ON LEFT.
OBLIQUE OF NORTHEAST END WITH FACILITY 252 PORTION OF BUILDING (FIRST-FLOOR CONCRETE PORTION) IN FOREGROUND.
OBLIQUE OF SOUTHEAST SIDE WITH VAULT IN FOREGROUND.
INTERIOR DETAIL OF VAULT ON GROUND FLOOR.


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