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Title
Hercules Missile Base opens in Valley
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
1956
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 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."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00114029
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d015_f3_i25
CARL0005291525
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47643
Subject
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

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