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Photograph caption dated August 30, 1958 reads, "Dignitaries attending ceremony which marked first Nike-Hercules base to go operational in nation are dwarfed by huge weapon which can destroy entire enemy squadron of bombers with atomic warhead. In foreground at Oat Mountain Base in Chatsworth are, left to right, Maj. Gen W. A. Perry, Donald Douglas Jr., Don Belding and Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00114029 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d015_f3_i25 CARL0005291525 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47643
United States.--Army Guided missile bases--California--Chatsworth (Los Angeles) Antiaircraft missiles--United States Military weapons--United States Mountains--California, Southern Air weapons Nike rocket Men--California--Los Angeles Chatsworth (Los Angeles, Calif.) Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs