Railroad cars laden with munitions in a revetment at Port Chicago, California, United States damaged by a massive explosion the night before, 18 Jul 1944.

Caption   Railroad cars laden with munitions in a revetment at Port Chicago, California, United States damaged by a massive explosion the night before, 18 Jul 1944. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   NH 96822
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Port Chicago Naval Munitions Explosion   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 18 Jul 1944
Photos at Same Place Port Chicago, California, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 29 Jul 2020

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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WW2-Era Place Name Port Chicago, California, United States
Lat/Long 38.0570, -122.0298
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