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A soldier directs the driver of a forklift as he removes a pallet of 155mm chemical artillery shells from its packing crate during Operation Steel Box. The munitions, which were transported to the atoll aboard Military Sealift Command ships, will be stored in the bunker until their disposal

A soldier directs the driver of a forklift as he removes a pallet of 155mm chemical artillery shells from its packing crate during Operation Steel Box. The munitions, which were transported to the atoll aboard Military Sealift Command ships, will be stored in the bunker until their disposal

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: STEEL BOX

Base: US Army Chemical Activity

Country: Johnston Atoll

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Val Gempis

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

01/11/1990
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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