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Man of the Fort Story, Va. coastal defense

Man of the Fort Story, Va. coastal defense

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Date

01/01/1939
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Contributors

Palmer, Alfred T., photographer
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Location

fort story
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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Fort Story cosat defense. Searching the sky for planes. Note the detector apparatus on his chest

Fort Story coast defense. A brief moment for time-out between maneuvers. Fort Story, Virginia

Fort Story coast defense. Representatives of America's men and machines who are out to blast the Axis. Note lands and grooves on interior of muzzle. These bite into the copper rotating band near the base of the projectile and start it spinning as it leaves the gun. This motion keeps the shell on a true course

Fort Story coast defense. Let the enemy beware. This Fort Story, Virgina, soldier looks as though he means business...and he does

Fort Story coast defense. He's ready to defend America's shores. It's our jub to give him an endless supply of weapons for that defense

Fort Story coast defense. On guard, one of Uncle Sam's fighting men now stationed at Fort Story, Virginia

Fort Story coast defense. A brief moment of time-out between maneuvers. Fort Story, Virginia

Fort Story coast defense. Poised ready to quench burning fragments after one of Fort Story's six-inch guns is fired, this soldier prepares the gun for another powder charge

Fort Story coast defense. It's his job to defend America. It's ours to ensure that defense by a constant supply of guns, ships, tanks and ammunition

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