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09 Feb 2017

On The Range at Yellow Water Gunnery School, 1944

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“Turrets at the Yellow Water Gunnery School. July 8, 1944. I think the range used over 3,000,000 rounds of 50mm bullets.”  LS Training turret gunners on trailers fitted with aircraft machine gun turrets at one of the practice ranges at the Yellow Water Gunnery School. The WWII base was located on land North of the [...]

01 Feb 2013

Naval Air Gunners School Parade Float

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“Here is one of the displays of equipment at the Yellow Water Gunnery School, this was taken on Hogan St. Downtown.  October 15, 1945.”  LS The truck and trailer had machine gun turrets like those found on Navy patrol aircraft and were used to train aircraft gunners.  According to the sign on the trailer ‘Naval [...]

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