Prelude to action

Prelude to action
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Title: Prelude to action

Four soldiers firing heavy artillery weapon at edge of field, probably at training camp at Fort Drum, New York. Caption: "PRELUDE TO ACTION: Members of the 955th Field Artillery Battalion, which has been alerted for duty on Sept. 3, fire a big one while on camp maneuvers."

Date: 1950
Location: Fort Drum (N.Y.)
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Aug. 15, 1950.
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Armories
Subject: New York (State). National Guard.
Military training camps
Rocket launchers (Ordnance)
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: ARM 0065