Combat Infomation Centre on USS Pasadena (CL-65), 21 November 1944
Here we see the Combat Infomation Centre on the Cleveland class light cruiser USS Pasadena (CL-65) as it was on 21 November 1944. The CIC was where all available infomation on enemy and friendly ships and aircraft was brought together, and became a major part of the air defence of the fleet.
US Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille
Covers the five classes of US Navy light cruisers that saw service during the Second World War, with sections on their design, weaponry, radar, combat experience. Nicely organised, with the wartime service records separated out from the main text, so that the design history of the light cruisers flows nicely. Interesting to see how new roles had to be found for them, after other technology replaced them as reconnaissance aircraft [read full review
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (20 August 2017), Combat Infomation Centre on USS Pasadena (CL-65), 21 November 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Pasadena_CL65_combat_infomation_centre.html