An American soldier next to Fort Story’s 406-mm cannon

406-mm cannon


A color photo of the Second World War: An American soldier at a 406-mm (16-inch) coastal gun from Fort Story in Virginia.
At the barrel of the cannon the brand “Watervliet Arsenal 1921”.

 

Source of information about the photo:
1. loc.gov

 

 

Location: United States
Date: March 1942
Photo by Alfred Palmer

In : 1942

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