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UA 81.01 Pt. Mugu Collection

Donation from the Pt Mugu Naval Missile Center. Imagery consists of 1,947 color slides of facilities, ships, locations, bases, mostly related to missile testing on various islands and bases. See list below for general subject topics related to each location. The collection of images was received in 1971. Each slide has been itemized and includes a description on an inventory sheet.
Title: Pt. Mugu Collection
Caption: Collection photo # UA 81.01.01 - Roi-Namur RCA Tradex antenna
Description: Donation from the Pt. Mugu Naval Missile Center. Imagery consists of 1,947 color slides of facilities, ships, locations, bases, mostly related to missile testing on various islands and bases. See list below for general subject topics related to each location. The collection of images was received in 1971. Each slide has been itemized and includes a description on an inventory sheet.
Accession #: UA 81
Catalog #: UA 81.01
Donor: Pt. Mugu Naval Missile Center
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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