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Eve of Departure - Aleutian Base

Crew in a gun emplacement are watching a ship at the pier
Description: Painting, Oil on Board; by William F. Draper; 1942; Framed Dimensions 24H X 28W
Accession #: 88-189-AK
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In a setting of magical beauty, a transport is docked for loading. Always on the alert for Japanese planes, the 37mm gun is one of the many protecting the harbor. The smoking chimney in the foreground marks the underground guardroom attached to the gun emplacement.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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