ra·​dio·​man | \ ˈrā-dē-ō-ˌman How to pronounce radioman (audio) \

Definition of radioman

: a radio operator or technician

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Two weeks after allied forces swept over northern France in the D-Day invasion, 19-year-olds Julius and Ludwig Pieper, Navy radiomen from Nebraska, were stationed off the coast of Normandy on a vessel called Landing Ship Tank 523. Ian Shapira, Washington Post, "Twin brothers died side by side in World War II. Now, they’re finally buried side by side.," 20 June 2018 Hibben, 87, received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his heroism while serving as a wireman and radioman in the Marine Corps. Linda Girardi, Aurora Beacon-News, "Aurora honors heroes for 'friendship, bravery and commitment' during Memorial Day service, parade," 28 May 2018 Ten years before Cimbron was born, his uncle, Navy aviation radioman Raymond L. Shovelton, went off to join the war. J. Harry Jones,, "Memorial pays tribute to WW II Navy air crew that died in crash on Palomar Mountain," 26 May 2018 Robert and his radioman headed north, to Bordeaux, joining a group called Charly, led by the theater director René Cominetti, who had been involved in the Resistance since 1941. Paul Kix, Time, "How France's Most Daring WWII Saboteur Got Behind Enemy Lines," 8 Dec. 2017 Then he got rescued because our radioman sent a message out to a submarine. Nancy Stearns Theiss, The Courier-Journal, "World War II Army Air Corps veteran reflects on mission in Guam," 23 Aug. 2017 John Oliver, the British radioman who won’t shut up. Mike Hale, New York Times, "Review: Jim Jefferies, the New Recruit in the Political-Comedy Trenches," 21 June 2017 His time included serving as a radioman aboard a cutter patrolling the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, then still a territory. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Stonebrook Village Dedicates Library To Fred 'Bud' Cooney," 7 June 2017 During the Korean War, Cooney served aboard a Coast Guard cutter in the North Atlantic and as radioman on a cutter in the Aleutian Islands before Alaska was admitted as a state. Shawn R. Beals,, "Veteran Honored For Coast Guard Service In Windsor Locks," 26 May 2017

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1912, in the meaning defined above

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