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Buildings flattened by the munitions explosion at Port Chicago, California, United States, 17 Jul 1944. 18 Jul 1944 photo.

Caption   Buildings flattened by the munitions explosion at Port Chicago, California, United States, 17 Jul 1944. 18 Jul 1944 photo. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   NH 96824
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Port Chicago Naval Munitions Explosion   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 18 Jul 1944
Photos at Same Place Port Chicago, California, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 29 Jul 2020

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WW2-Era Place Name Port Chicago, California, United States
Lat/Long 38.0587, -122.0277
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