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Title
Big eye guards Valley from sneak attack
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1953
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated November 21, 1953 reads "Plane-busters. These three ack-ack guns, along with others in four batteries in Valley, are capable of throwing up wicked steel curtain totaling 448 big shells every 60 seconds. Though electronically aimed, they are hand-loaded. Maj. Frank V. Pechulis commands battalion."; See images #00138179 through #00138182 for all photos in this series.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00138182
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d046_f20_i28
CARL0005681612
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/67790
Subject
United States.--Army--Officers
Men--California--Los Angeles
Military readiness
Antiaircraft guns--United States
Military weapons--United States
Ordnance--United States
Soldiers--United States
Vehicles, Military--United States
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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