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Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard rowing a boat on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of...
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Army Mechanics and TD-14 Tractor

Date: 1941
Description: Military mechanics and TD-14 crawler tractor with a Hughes-Keenan Crane servicing a B-17 bomber in MacDill Field hanger. MacDill Field, now MacDill Army Ai...
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Berlin Airlift Skytrain

Date: 1948
Description: The reason for the official name for the Berlin Airlift, "Operation Skytrain," is suggested by this photograph of C-47 transport airplanes unloading at Tem...
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Centennial Encampment on Lake Monona

Date: 1876
Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...
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Fort Howard and Soldiers in a Boat

Date: 1851
Description: View of five soldiers rowing in a boat, beside a dock, with another soldier standing on the dock. The fort is visible in the background, complete with the...
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Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: Several men rowing in a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.
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Fort Howard from an Elevator

Date: 1865
Description: View of the fort from a high vantage point.
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Annex of Old Fort Howard

Date: 1925
Description: View of the front of the annex, prior to restoration.
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Fort Howard Hospital

Date: April 09 1934
Description: Fort Howard Hospital.
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Wounded Marine in Iwo Jima

Date: February 1945
Description: A marine from the USS "Samaritan" lays on a stretcher with his eyes bandaged.
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Truax Officers' Wives Club Coffee Party

Date: March 23 1953
Description: Louise Shoup, wife of Henry W. Shoup, commanding officer of Truax Field, gives a coffee party to introduce the new wives to some of the current wives, left...
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Mother and Children Preparing to Dye Eggs

Date: March 05 1953
Description: Truax Field Officers' Wives Club president, Irene Crouch, 213 North Street, and her sons, Keith, 6, and Kenneth, 10, preparing to dye eggs for the Easter e...
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Battle at Pearl Harbor

Date: December 07 1941
Description: A tug or utility boat in the foreground and a battleship sit in Pearl Harbor with smoke rising in the background from the Japanese attack.
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USS Nevada and USS Shaw

Date: December 07 1941
Description: The USS Nevada in berth at Pearl Harbor with the USS Shaw burning in the background after its forward deck was hit with a Japanese bomb.
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Ruins of the USS Cassin and USS Downes

Date: December 07 1941
Description: The remains of the USS Cassin and the USS Downes floating in front of the USS Pennsylvania in dock at Pearl Harbor. On the left is th...
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Rescuing the USS West Virginia

Date: December 07 1941
Description: Sailors in a motor launch attempt a rescue of survivors from the water alongside the sunken battleship USS West Virginia during or shortly after the...
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Fort McCoy

Date: 1990
Description: Fort McCoy, showing housing, and soldiers standing at the back of a truck at wintertime.
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All-Soldier Art Contest at Truax Field

Date: November 11 1944
Description: Soldier standing next to paintings from the third all-soldier art contest at Truax Field. The paintings are produced by soldiers at the recreational art pr...
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Manchester War Bond Drawing

Date: December 21 1944
Description: General Vincent J. Meloy, Truax Field commanding officer, draws war bond No. 96,358,797, which means a war bond for Mrs. Lily Clements, a cook at Hamilton...
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Fort Shelby

Date: 1814
Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...

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