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Fort Lawton was a United States Army post located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington overlooking Puget Sound. [1]

27 relations: American Civil War, American Indian Wars, Court-martial, Discovery Park (Seattle), Expiration Date (film), Find a Grave, Fort Lawton Air Force Station, Fort Lawton Riot, Great Depression, Henry Ware Lawton, John Charles Olmsted, Magnolia, Seattle, Marysville, Washington, Military base, Pacific War, Prisoner of war, Prisoner-of-war camp, Project Nike, Puget Sound, Seattle, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Spanish–American War, The New York Times, United States Army, Washington (state), World War II, 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission.

American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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American Indian Wars

The American Indian Wars, or Indian Wars, were the multiple conflicts between American settlers or the United States government and the native peoples of North America from the time of earliest colonial settlement until 1924.

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A court-martial (plural courts-martial, as "martial" is postpositive) is a military court.

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Discovery Park (Seattle)

Discovery Park is a park on the shores of Puget Sound in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

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Expiration Date (film)

Expiration Date (2006) is an independent black comedy film that won many film festival awards.

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Find a Grave

Find A Grave is a commercial website that allows the public to access and add to an online database of cemetery records.

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Fort Lawton Air Force Station

Fort Lawton Air Force Station is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station.

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Fort Lawton Riot

The Fort Lawton Riot refers to a series of events in August 1944 starting with a violent conflict between U.S. soldiers and Italian prisoners of war at Fort Lawton in Seattle, Washington during World War II.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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Henry Ware Lawton

Henry Ware Lawton (March 17, 1843 – December 19, 1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, the Apache Wars, the Spanish–American War and was the only U.S. general officer to be killed during the Philippine–American War.

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John Charles Olmsted

John Charles Olmsted (1852–1920), the nephew and adopted son of Frederick Law Olmsted, was an American landscape architect.

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Magnolia, Seattle

Magnolia is the second largest neighborhood of Seattle, Washington by area.

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Marysville, Washington

Marysville is a city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States.

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Military base

A military base is a facility directly owned and operated by or for the military or one of its branches that shelters military equipment and personnel, and facilitates training and operations.

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Pacific War

The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theatre of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and East Asia.

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Prisoner of war

A prisoner of war (POW, PoW, PW, P/W, WP, PsW, enemy prisoner of war (EPW) or "missing-captured") is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.

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Prisoner-of-war camp

A prisoner-of-war camp is a site for the containment of enemy combatants captured by a belligerent power in time of war.

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Project Nike

Project Nike, (Greek: Νίκη, "Victory", pronounced), was a U.S. Army project, proposed in May 1945 by Bell Laboratories, to develop a line-of-sight anti-aircraft missile system.

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Puget Sound

Puget Sound is a sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea.

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Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (popularly known as the Seattle P-I, the Post-Intelligencer, or simply the P-I) is an online newspaper and former print newspaper covering Seattle, Washington, United States, and the surrounding metropolitan area.

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Spanish–American War

The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-estadounidense) was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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Washington (state)

Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission

The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission preliminary list was released by the United States Department of Defense on May 13, 2005.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Lawton

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