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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 184

21. Soldiers of the U.S. 37th Coast Artillery Brigade used searchlights to scan the skies above Los Angeles in the pre-dawn hours of 24 February 1942 searching for Japanese bombers, a day before the infamous “Battle of Los Angeles”.

22. The public hanging of Henry Wirz, former commander of the Confederate POW camp near Andersonville, GA, Washington DC, 10 November 1865.

23. German soldier shooting practice, 22 April 1935.

24. British Army searchlights pierce the night sky during an air-raid practice on Gibraltar, 20 November 1942.

25. USS Tennessee bombarding, Okinawa, April/June 1945.

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