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The National WWII Museum – Why New Orleans?

…A Wooden boat! The World War II (WWII) Museum was founded in New Orleans in 2000, and, in 2003, designated the official national museum of WWII by the U.S. Congress. Major expansions were completed in 2013 and 2014 that helped … Continue reading

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Cape May Bunker – Battery 223

April 17, 2015 During my quest for New Jersey lighthouses, I often enjoyed—or was perplexed by—unexpected discoveries. This occurred while photographing Cape May Lighthouse. About two hundred yards seaward (east) of the light sits a massive concrete structure—military judging from … Continue reading

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The Batteries of Fort Pickens

Introduction Exploring places like Fort Pickens, i.e., post-Civil War coastal defense installations that are distributed around the coast line of the United States made me realize how fortunate we have been, especially since World War II. Most of our coast … Continue reading

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