Blast From the Past — 1942

Take a look at the enormous challenges that had to be met under war-time conditions to protect the West Coast from enemy invasion.

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Source: Sotoyome Scimitar Hearld Newspaper, February 26, 1942, via California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside

 

  4 comments for “Blast From the Past — 1942

  1. February 1, 2019 at 6:35 PM

    Fascinating, Allan.

    janet

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  2. February 1, 2019 at 10:13 AM

    Interesting. Never heard about that one. My father served in the Alaska Department as a radar operator/maintenance man in 43-45 while my uncle was serving as an army machine gunner. In 42 he was attached to a National Guard unit that was defending the KGO radio tower in San Francisco. In 43 he shipped to the Pacific and joined the island hoping campaign.

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