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Guardsmen check cannon
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption reads: "M/Sgt. Wesley Haworth observes procedure of loading 20 mm. aircraft cannon as M/Sgt. Howard Cartwright feeds linked ammo in test gun. M/Sgt. Harvey Slentz uses charging-wrench on fixed gun. S/Sgt. David Carlson stands by at work table. Older style .50-caliber machine gun rests on bench. New 20 mm. guns give modern jets high rate of fire. The men are members of the 146th Fighter Wing at Van Nuys Airport". Photograph dated: Nov. 6, 1959.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Air Force.--Fighter Wing, 146th
United States.--Air Force--Ordnance and ordnance stores
Soldiers--United States
Military weapons--California--San Fernando Valley
Ordnance--California--San Fernando Valley
Jet planes, Military--United States
Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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