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Description: Soldiers at Camp McCoy, probably on an outdoor artillery range.

Date: 1942 

Description: View of base of the Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun in a factory, possibly International Harvester's Indianapolis Works.

Postcard

Camp McCoy

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of troops and caissons on a hillside at Camp McCoy.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker at a machine in International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "High Speeding of 155-Millimeter Gun Carriage at Milwauke...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of two groups of sailors during artillery practice at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon.

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The documents in this lesson will help students understand WWII and the issues and results of a wartime economy

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Description: A large color lithograph with caption of the battle in progress.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In anothe...

Photograph

Fort Sill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of horse-drawn artillery at the School of Fire, established in 1911 at Fort Sill.

Date:  ca.

Description: Stereograph of a mock battery erected by the 79h New York Volunteer Artillery at Seabrook Point, Coosaw River.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 9th Wisconsin Independent Battery Light Artillery was organized at Burlington and mustered into service January 27, 1862.

Date:  ca.

Description: Stereograph of a mock battery erected by the 79h New York Volunteer Artillery at Seabrook Point, Coosaw River.

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Description: Display of paper-wrapped rifle-musket cartridges, about .58 caliber, of the type used in the Civil War, compared with 30-40 U.S. rifle cartridges.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard with representative images in the letters of "Camp McCoy" — tents, artillery, barracks and soldiers.

Photograph

Fort Jay

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of artillery and guns at Fort Jay, built in 1794 to defend Upper New York Bay. A New York cityscape can be seen across the bay. Published by Chas...

Photograph

Fort Sill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of soldiers in an open field during artillery practice at The School of Fire, founded in 1911 at Fort Sill.

Date: 1943-12-31 

Description: Elevated view of the loaded deck of a LST (Landing Ship, Tank) on the way from Goodenough Island to Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). On t...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 13th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served at New Orleans and Baton Rouge during the Civil War.

Date: 1945 

Description: Marines use an International TD-18 Diesel crawler tractor (TracTracTor) to pull an ammunition trailer from the mud. The original caption reads, "JAPANESE A...

Photograph

French Torpedoes

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Description: French torpedoes (torpilles) shot by compressed gas.

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