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Harbor Defense videos

Monday, August 27th, 2012

I have always been a fan of ephemeral films – non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. While browsing the Coastal Defense Study Group Forum I found a link to two classic ephemeral films on YouTube, both having been brought to modern attention by Mark Berhow at the Fort MacArthur Museum in […]

Wonderful image archive

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area has gathered a fine archive of documentary images related to San Francisco’s coastal defenses. The collection spans from the 1880s through the 1990s and is great fun to browse. Edmund Glowacki at Battery Smith-Guthrie, cWWII.