Killer dogs guard Valley's only Nike-Hercules Base
ValleyÂ Times Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 19, 1958 reads, "Fierce sentries - M/Sgt. Ben Mullins excites his team of sentry dogs at Oat Mountain guided missile center near Chatsworth. Missile in background is Nike-Hercules which has capability of destroying entire squadron of enemy bombers with one atomic burst. Dogs are used to guard base from possible night time intruders."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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United States.--Army Guided missile bases--California--Chatsworth (Los Angeles) Watchdogs--California--Los Angeles Antiaircraft missiles--United States Military weapons--United States Mountains--California, Southern Soldiers--United States German shepherd dog--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Air weapons Nike rocket Santa Suana Mountains (Calif.) Chatsworth (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs