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United States Army Coast Artillery Corps

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The U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps (CAC) was an administrative corps responsible for coastal, harbor, and anti-aircraft defense of the United States between 1901 and 1950. [1]

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Air Defense Artillery Branch

The Air Defense Artillery branch of the United States Army that specializes in anti-aircraft weapons (such as surface to air missiles).

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American entry into World War I

The American entry into World War I came in April 1917, after more than two and a half years of efforts by President Woodrow Wilson to keep the United States out of the war.

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American Expeditionary Forces

The American Expeditionary Forces (A. E. F., A.E.F. or AEF) was a formation of the United States Army on the Western Front of World War I. The AEF was established on July 5, 1917, in France under the command of Gen.

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American Theater (World War II)

The American Theater describes a series of mostly minor areas of operations during World War II.

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Andrew Hero Jr.

Andrew Hero Jr. (December 13, 1868 – February 7, 1942) was a major general in the United States Army who was prominent for his service as Chief of Coast Artillery.

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Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Archipelago

An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.

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Armistice of 11 November 1918

The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last opponent, Germany.

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Army Ground Forces

The Army Ground Forces were one of the three autonomous components of the Army of the United States during World War II, the others being the Army Air Forces and Army Service Forces.

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Army National Guard

The Army National Guard (ARNG), in conjunction with the Air National Guard, is a militia force and a federal military reserve force of the United States.

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Arthur Murray (general)

Arthur Murray (April 29, 1851 – May 12, 1925) was a major general in the United States Army.

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Attack on Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.

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Barbette

Barbettes are several types of gun emplacement in terrestrial fortifications or on naval ships.

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Barrage balloon

A barrage balloon is a large kite balloon used to defend against aircraft attack by raising aloft cables which pose a collision risk, making the attacker's approach more difficult.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Battery Way

Battery Way was a battery of four 12-inch mortars located on the island of Corregidor.

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Battle of Bataan

The Battle of Bataan (Filipino: Labanan sa Bataan) (7 January – 9 April 1942) represented the most intense phase of Imperial Japan's invasion of the Philippines during World War II.

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Battle of Corregidor

The Battle of Corregidor (Filipino: Labanan sa Corregidor), fought May 5–6, 1942, was the culmination of the Japanese campaign for the conquest of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II.

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Battle of France

The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War.

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Battleship

A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns.

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Bermuda Base Command

The Bermuda Base Command was a command of the United States Army, established to defend the British Colony of Bermuda, located 640 miles off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

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Bermuda Garrison

The Bermuda Garrison was the military establishment maintained on the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda by the regular British Army, and its local militia and voluntary reserves from 1701 to 1957.

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Bermuda Militia Artillery

The Bermuda Militia Artillery was a unit of part-time soldiers organised in 1895 as a reserve for the Royal Garrison Artillery detachment of the Regular Army garrison in Bermuda.

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BL 8-inch howitzer Mk VI – VIII

The BL 8-inch howitzer Marks VI, VII and VIII (6, 7 and 8)Britain used Roman numerals to designate Marks (i.e. models) of ordnance until after World War II.

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Board of Fortifications

Several boards have been appointed by US presidents or Congress to evaluate the US defensive fortifications, primarily coastal defenses near strategically important harbors on the US shores, its territories, and its protectorates.

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Bombardment of Fort Stevens

The Bombardment of Fort Stevens occurred in June 1942, in the American Theater of the Pacific Theater of World War II.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Camouflage

Camouflage is the use of any combination of materials, coloration, or illumination for concealment, either by making animals or objects hard to see (crypsis), or by disguising them as something else (mimesis).

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Canon de 155mm GPF

The Canon de 155 Grande Puissance Filloux (GPF) mle.1917 was a WWI-era French-designed 155 mm cannon used by the French Army and the United States Army during the first half of the 20th century in both towed and self-propelled mountings.

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Casemate

A casemate, sometimes erroneously rendered casement, is a fortified gun emplacement or armored structure from which guns are fired.

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Chester A. Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 21st President of the United States from 1881 to 1885; he succeeded James A. Garfield upon the latter's assassination.

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CIM-10 Bomarc

The Boeing CIM-10 Bomarc (IM-99 Weapon System prior to September 1962) was a supersonic long-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) used during the Cold War for the air defense of North America.

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Coast Artillery fire control system

In the U.S. Coast Artillery, the term fire control system was used to refer to the personnel, facilities, technology and procedures that were used to observe designated targets, estimate their positions, calculate firing data for guns directed to hit those targets, and assess the effectiveness of such fire, making corrections where necessary.

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Coastal defence and fortification

Castillo San Felipe de Barajas in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, an example of an Early Modern coastal defense Coastal defence (or defense) and coastal fortification are measures taken to provide protection against military attack at or near a coastline (or other shoreline), for example, fortification and coastal artillery.

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Coats of arms of U.S. Air Defense Artillery Regiments

Coats of arms of US Air Defense Artillery regiments are heraldic emblems associated with Field Artillery, Air Defense Artillery, and Coast Artillery regiments in the US Army.

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Contiguous United States

The contiguous United States or officially the conterminous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. on the continent of North America.

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Controlled mines

A Controlled Mine was a circuit fired weapon used in coastal defenses with ancestry going back to 1805 when Robert Fulton termed his underwater explosive device a torpedo: Robert Fulton invented the word torpedo to describe his underwater explosive device and successfully destroyed a ship in 1805.

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Cooper's Island, Bermuda

Cooper's Island is part of the chain which makes up Bermuda.

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Corregidor

Corregidor Island, locally called Isla ng Corregidor, is an island located at the entrance of Manila Bay in southwestern part of Luzon Island in the Philippines.

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Cuba

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.

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Darrell's Island, Bermuda

Darrell's Island is a small island within the Great Sound of Bermuda.

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Deck gun

A deck gun is a type of naval artillery mounted on the deck of a submarine.

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Destroyers for Bases Agreement

In the Destroyers for Bases Agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom on September 2, 1940, fifty,, and US Navy destroyers were transferred to the Royal Navy from the United States Navy in exchange for land rights on British possessions.

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Dreadnought

The dreadnought was the predominant type of battleship in the early 20th century.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Erasmus M. Weaver Jr.

Erasmus Morgan Weaver Jr. (May 23, 1854 – November 13, 1920) was a United States Army Major General who served as the first chief of the Militia Bureau and the Chief of the Army's Coast Artillery Corps.

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Field artillery

Field artillery is a category of mobile artillery used to support armies in the field.

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Field Artillery Branch (United States)

The Field Artillery Branch of the United States Army was founded on 17 November 1775 by the Continental Congress, which unanimously elected Henry Knox "Colonel of the Regiment of Artillery".

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Fleet Air Arm

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.

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Fort Drum (Philippines)

Fort Drum (originally known as El Fraile Island), also known as "the concrete battleship", is a heavily fortified island situated at the mouth of Manila Bay in the Philippines, due south of Corregidor Island.

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Fort Monroe

Fort Monroe (also known as the Fort Monroe National Monument) is a decommissioned military installation in Hampton, Virginia—at Old Point Comfort, the southern tip of the Virginia Peninsula, United States.

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Frank W. Coe

Frank W. Coe (November 27, 1870 – May 25, 1947) was a major general in the United States Army.

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Grover Cleveland

Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).

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Harbor Defense Command

A Harbor Defense Command was a military organization of the United States Army Coast Artillery Corps designated in 1925 from predecessor organizations dating from circa 1895.

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Harbor Defense Museum

The Harbor Defense Museum, sometimes called The Caponier, located within the grounds of Fort Hamilton in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn is a 19th-century fort, New York City's only military museum and one of only seventy military museums in the United States that is funded and operated by the Defense Department.

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Harbor Defenses of Argentia and St. John's

The Harbor Defenses of Argentia and St.

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Harbor Defenses of Boston

The Harbor Defenses of Boston was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of Long Island Sound

The Harbor Defenses of Long Island Sound was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays

The Harbor Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays ("Coast Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays" until 1925) (a.k.a. CD/HD Manila Bay) were a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command, part of the Philippine Department of the United States Army from circa 1910 through early World War II.

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Harbor Defenses of Narragansett Bay

The Harbor Defenses of Narragansett Bay was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of New Bedford

The Harbor Defenses of New Bedford was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of New York

The Harbor Defenses of New York was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of Portland

The Harbor Defenses of Portland was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Harbor Defenses of Portsmouth

The Harbor Defenses of Portsmouth was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

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Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Holt tractor

The Holt tractors were a range of continuous track haulers built by the Holt Manufacturing Company, which was named after Benjamin Holt.

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Hull classification symbol

The United States Navy, United States Coast Guard, and United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) use a hull classification symbol (sometimes called hull code or hull number) to identify their ships by type and by individual ship within a type.

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Infantry Branch (United States)

The Infantry Branch (also known as the "Queen of the Battle") is a branch of the United States Army first established in 1775.

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Japanese submarine I-25

was a B1-Type (I-15 Class) submarine of the Imperial Japanese Navy that served in World War II, took part in the Attack on Pearl Harbor, and carried out the only aerial bombing on the continental United States during wartime; during the so-called Lookout Air Raid; and the Bombardment of Fort Stevens, both attacks occurring in the state of Oregon.

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John W. Gulick

John W. Gulick (November 8, 1874 - August 18, 1939) was a career officer in the United States Army. He attained the rank of major general, and was most notable for his service as Chief of the Coast Artillery Corps. A native of Goldsboro, North Carolina, he was educated in Goldsboro and embarked on a career in the North Carolina National Guard in 1894. After his unit was federalized for service in the Spanish–American War, Gulick served in Florida and Cuba before obtaining an Artillery commission in the regular army and assignment to the 47th U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiment. After service Philippine–American War, Gulick served with the Coast Artillery Corps in a series of assignments of increasing rank and responsibility, including service on the Mexican border during the Pancho Villa Expedition. During World War I, Gulick served as chief of staff of the 40th Division, and then First Army Artillery, for which he received the Army Distinguished Service Medal and the French Legion of Honor (Officer). After the war he graduated from the Army War College and served as chief of staff at the Militia Bureau. In 1926, Gulick was promoted to major general as the Chief of Coast Artillery, and he served until 1934. From 1934 until his 1938 retirement, he served in additional command positions, including the Brooklyn, New York Port of Embarkation and the Second and Third Coast Artillery Districts. In retirement, Gulick was a resident of Cape Cottage, South Portland, Maine. He died in Portland, Maine on August 18, 1939 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Joseph A. Green

Joseph Andrew Green (January 14, 1881 – October 27, 1963) was a United States Army officer with the rank of Major General, who is most noted as a Chief of the Coast Artillery Corps during the years 1940-1942.

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Kindley Air Force Base

Kindley Air Force Base was a United States Air Force base in Bermuda from 1948–1970, having been operated from 1943 to 1948 by the United States Army Air Forces as Kindley Field.

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List of coastal fortifications of the United States

The United States built numerous coastal defenses to defend major cities, ports and straits from the Colonial era through World War II.

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Louis Filloux

Louis J. F. Filloux (1869-1957) was a French artillery officer.

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Luzon

Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines.

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Major general

Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.

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Major general (United States)

In the United States Army, United States Marine Corps, and United States Air Force, major general is a two-star general-officer rank, with the pay grade of O-8.

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MIM-3 Nike Ajax

The United States Army's Nike Ajax was the world's first operational surface-to-air missile (SAM), entering service in 1954.

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Mine planter (vessel)

Mine planter and the earlier "torpedo planter" was a term used for mine warfare ships into the early days of World War I. In later terminology, particularly in the United States, a mine planter was a ship specifically designed to install controlled mines or contact mines in coastal fortifications.

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Mine Planter Service (U.S. Army)

The U.S. Army Mine Planter Service (AMPS) was an outgrowth of civilian crewed Army mine planter ships dating back to 1904.

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National Guard of the United States

The National Guard of the United States, part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations.

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Nike Hercules

The Nike Hercules, initially designated SAM-A-25 and later MIM-14, was a surface-to-air missile (SAM) used by U.S. and NATO armed forces for medium- and high-altitude long-range air defense.

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North America and West Indies Station

The North America and West Indies Station was a formation or command of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy stationed in North American waters from 1745 to 1956.

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Oozlefinch

The Oozlefinch is the unofficial historic mascot of the Air Defense Artillery – and formerly of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps.

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Open Library

Open Library is an online project intended to create "one web page for every book ever published".

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Ordnance Island

Ordnance Island is located within the limits of St. George's town, Bermuda.

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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Panama

Panama (Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.

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Panama mount

The term Panama Mount describes a gun mount developed by the U.S. Army in Panama during the 1920s for fixed coastal artillery positions.

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Philippine Scouts

The Philippine Scouts (Filipino: Maghahanap ng Pilipinas or Hukbong Maghahanap ng Pilipinas) was a military organization of the United States Army from 1901 until the end of World War II and disbanded in 1948 by the Philippines Government after the country's independence.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Philippines Campaign (1941–42)

The Philippines Campaign (Filipino: Kampanya sa Pilipinas or Labanan sa Pilipinas) or the Battle of the Philippines, fought 8 December 1941 – 8 May 1942, was the invasion of the Philippines by Imperial Japan and the defense of the islands by United States and Filipino forces during the Second World War.

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Plunging fire

Plunging fire is a form of indirect fire, gunfire fired at a trajectory such as to fall on its target from above.

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Pollepel Island

Pollepel Island is a island in the Hudson River in New York.

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Prospect Camp, Bermuda

Prospect Camp, also referred to as Prospect Garrison, was the main infantry camp of the Bermuda Garrison.

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Railway gun

A railway gun, also called a railroad gun, is a large artillery piece, often surplus naval artillery, mounted on, transported by, and fired from a specially designed railway wagon.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Regular Army (United States)

The Regular Army of the United States succeeded the Continental Army as the country's permanent, professional land-based military force.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Air Force, Bermuda (1939–45)

The Royal Air Force (RAF) operated from two locations in Bermuda during the Second World War.

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Royal Canadian Navy

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN; French: Marine royale canadienne) is the naval force of Canada.

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Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda

HMD Bermuda (Her/His Majesty's Dockyard, Bermuda) was the principal base of the Royal Navy in the Western Atlantic between American independence and the Cold War.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Saint Barbara

Saint Barbara (Αγία Βαρβάρα, Ϯⲁⲅⲓⲁ Ⲃⲁⲣⲃⲁⲣⲁ), Feast Day December 4, known in the Eastern Orthodox Church as the Great Martyr Barbara, was an early Christian Greek saint and martyr.

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Seacoast defense in the United States

Seacoast defense was a major concern for the United States from its independence until World War II.

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Searchlight

A searchlight (or spotlight) is an apparatus that combines an extremely luminous source (traditionally a carbon arc lamp) with a mirrored parabolic reflector to project a powerful beam of light of approximately parallel rays in a particular direction, usually constructed so that it can be swiveled about.

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Somerset Island, Bermuda

Somerset Island is one of the main islands of the chain that makes up Bermuda.

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Spanish–American War

The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-americana or Guerra hispano-estadounidense; Digmaang Espanyol-Amerikano) was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898.

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Spooner Act

The First Spooner Act of 1902 (also referred to as the Panama Canal Act, 32 Stat. 481) was written by a United States Senator from Wisconsin, John Coit Spooner, enacted on June 28, 1902, and signed by President Roosevelt the following day.

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St David's Battery

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St. George's Island, Bermuda

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Submarine mines in United States harbor defense

The modern era of defending American harbors with controlled mines or submarine mines (also called "naval mines" and originally referred to as "torpedoes") began in the post-Civil War period, and was a major part of US harbor defenses from circa 1900 to 1947.

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman and writer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Center of Military History

The United States Army Center of Military History (CMH) is a directorate within the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army.

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United States Army Corps of Engineers

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies.

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United States Army Field Artillery School

The United States Army Field Artillery School (USAFAS) trains Field Artillery Soldiers and Marines in tactics, techniques, and procedures for the employment of fire support systems in support of the maneuver commander.

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United States Army Reserve

The United States Army Reserve (USAR) is the federal reserve force of the United States Army.

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United States Department of War

The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army, also bearing responsibility for naval affairs until the establishment of the Navy Department in 1798, and for most land-based air forces until the creation of the Department of the Air Force on September 18, 1947.

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United States home front during World War I

The United States homefront during World War I saw a systematic mobilization of the country's entire population and economy to produce the soldiers, food supplies, ammunitions and money necessary to win the war.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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United States Naval Institute

The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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United States Secretary of War

The Secretary of War was a member of the United States President's Cabinet, beginning with George Washington's administration.

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Warrant officer (United States)

In the United States Armed Forces, the ranks of warrant officer (grades W‑1 to W‑5; see NATO: WO1–WO5) are rated as officers above the senior-most enlisted ranks, including all candidates, and cadets and midshipmen, but subordinate to the officer grade of O‑1 (NATO: OF‑1).

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Warwick Camp (Bermuda)

'Warwick Camp' was originally the rifle ranges and a training area used by units of the Bermuda Garrison based elsewhere in the colony.

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Washington Naval Treaty

The Washington Naval Treaty, also known as the Five-Power Treaty, the Four-Power Treaty, and the Nine-Power Treaty, was a treaty signed during 1922 among the major nations that had won World War I, which agreed to prevent an arms race by limiting naval construction.

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William Crowninshield Endicott

William Crowninshield Endicott (November 19, 1826 – May 6, 1900) was an American politician and Secretary of War in the first administration of President Grover Cleveland.

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William Frederick Hase

William Frederick Hase (August 31, 1874 – January 20, 1935) was a Major General in the United States Army.

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William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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10-inch gun M1895

The 10-inch Gun M1895 (254 mm) and its variants the M1888 and M1900 were large coastal artillery pieces installed to defend major American seaports between 1895 and 1945.

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10th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 10th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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11th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 11th Coast Artillery was a coast artillery regiment in the United States Army, first constituted in the Regular Army on 27 February 1924.

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12-inch coast defense mortar

The 12-inch coast defense mortar was a weapon of caliber emplaced during the 1890s and early 20th century to defend US harbors from seaborne attack.

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12-inch gun M1895

The 12-inch coastal defense gun M1895 (305 mm) and its variants the M1888 and M1900 were large coastal artillery pieces installed to defend major American seaports between 1895 and 1945.

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12th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 12th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army, constituted in the Regular Army on 27 February 1924.

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13th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 13th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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14"/50 caliber railway gun

The 14"/50 caliber railway guns were spare US Navy Mk 4 14 inch/50 caliber guns mounted on railway cars and operated by US Navy crews in France in the closing months of World War I.

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14-inch gun M1907

The 14-inch Gun M1907 (356 mm) and its variants the M1907MI, M1909, and M1910 were large coastal artillery pieces installed to defend major American seaports between 1895 and 1945.

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14-inch M1920 railway gun

The 14-inch M1920 railway gun was the last model railway gun to be deployed by the United States Army.

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14th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 14th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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15th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 15th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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16"/50 caliber M1919 gun

The 16 inch Gun M1919 (406 mm) was a large coastal artillery piece installed to defend the United States' major seaports between 1920 and 1946.

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16"/50 caliber Mark 2 gun

The 16"/50 caliber Mark 2 gun and the near-identical Mark 3 were guns originally designed and built for the United States Navy as the main armament for the ''South Dakota''-class battleships and s. At the time, they were among the heaviest guns built for use as naval artillery.

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16-inch gun M1895

The 16-inch coastal defense gun M1895 was a large artillery piece installed to defend major American seaports.

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16-inch howitzer M1920

The 16-inch howitzer M1920 (406 mm) was a coastal artillery piece installed to defend major American seaports between 1922 and 1947.

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16th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 16th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army, Along with the 15th Coast Artillery, it manned the Harbor Defenses of Honolulu and other fortified sites on Oahu, Hawaii from 1924 until broken up into battalions in August 1944 as part of an Army-wide reorganization.

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18th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 18th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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19th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 19th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 1st Air Defense Artillery is an air defense artillery regiment in the United States Army first formed in 1821.

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1st Field Artillery Regiment (United States)

The 1st Field Artillery Regiment is a Field Artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1907.

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200th Infantry Regiment (United States)

The 200th Coast Artillery (AA) (200 CA) was a United States Army unit during the first half of World War II.

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202nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 202nd Air Defense Artillery is an antiaircraft regiment of the Illinois Army National Guard.

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20th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 20th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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213th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 213th Air Defense Artillery is a regiment in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

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21st Coast Artillery (United States)

The 21st Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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22nd Coast Artillery (United States)

The 22nd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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23rd Coast Artillery (United States)

The 23rd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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240 mm Trench Mortar

The 240 mm Trench Mortar, or Mortier de 240 mm, was a large calibre mortar of World War I. An original French design, it was developed by Batignolles Company of Paris and introduced in 1915.

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240th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 240th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Maine National Guard.

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241st Coast Artillery (United States)

The 241st Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Massachusetts National Guard.

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242nd Coast Artillery (United States)

The 242nd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Connecticut National Guard.

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243rd Coast Artillery (United States)

The 243rd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Rhode Island National Guard.

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244th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 244th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in June 24, 1799 as the 6th Regiment of Infantry (NYNG).

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245th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 245th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the New York National Guard.

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246th Field Artillery (United States)

The 246th Field Artillery was a Field Artillery Branch regiment from 1959 to 2005.

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248th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 248th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Washington National Guard.

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249th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 249th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Oregon National Guard.

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24th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 24th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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250th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 250th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the California National Guard.

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251st Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 251st Coast Artillery was a coast artillery regiment in the California National Guard, constituted in 1924 as a harbor defense regiment and redesignated in 1930 as an antiaircraft regiment.

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2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1821 as a field artillery unit.

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3rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 3rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1821 as the 3rd Regiment of Artillery.

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41st Field Artillery Brigade (United States)

The 41st Field Artillery Brigade ("Railgunners)" is a field artillery brigade of the United States Army.

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44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an Air Defense Artillery regiment of the United States Army, first constituted in 1918 in the Regular Army.

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4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment was constituted 1 June 1821 in the Regular Army as the 4th Regiment of Artillery and organized from new and existing units with headquarters at Pensacola, Florida.

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5-inch gun M1897

The 5-inch gun M1897 (127 mm) and its variant the M1900 were coastal artillery pieces installed to defend major American seaports between 1897 and 1920.

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50th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 50th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the Regular Army.

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51st Coast Artillery Regiment

The 51st Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment of the United States Army first organized in 1917 as a railway gun unit.

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53rd Coast Artillery Regiment

The 53rd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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55th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 55th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an Air Defense Artillery regiment of the United States Army that was first constituted in 1917 in the Regular Army.

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59th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 59th Coast Artillery Regiment, later the 59th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, was a regiment in the United States Army.

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5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an Air Defense Artillery regiment of the United States Army, first formed in 1861 in the Regular Army as the 5th Regiment of Artillery.

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6-inch gun M1897

The 6-inch gun M1897 (152 mm) and its variants the M1900, M1903, M1905, M1908, and M1 (a.k.a. T2) were coastal artillery pieces installed to defend major American seaports between 1897 and 1945.

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60th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 60th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense unit of the United States Army.

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61st Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 61st Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an Air Defense Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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63rd Coast Artillery (United States)

The 63rd Coast Artillery is a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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64th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 64th Coast Artillery was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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65th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 65th Air Defense Artillery was a training regiment in the United States Army.

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6th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 6th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment in the United States Army, first formed in 1898 as the 6th Regiment of Artillery..

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7"/44 caliber gun

The 7"/44 caliber gun Mark 1 (spoken "seven-inch-forty-four--caliber") and 7"/45 caliber gun Mark 2 (spoken "seven-inch-forty-five--caliber") were used for the secondary batteries of the United States Navy's last generation of pre-dreadnought battleships, the and.

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7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment

The 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an air defense artillery regiment of the United States Army, first constituted in the Regular Army as the 7th Regiment of Artillery on 8 March 1898.

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8-inch M1888

The 8-inch Gun M1888 (203 mm) was a U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps gun, initially deployed 1898-1908 in about 75 fixed emplacements, usually on a disappearing carriage.

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8th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 8th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the United States Army, which garrisoned the Harbor Defenses of Portland (HD Portland), Maine 1924–1944, and the Harbor Defenses of Portsmouth, New Hampshire 1924–1940.

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90 mm Gun M1/M2/M3

The 90–mm Gun M1/M2/M3 is an American heavy anti-aircraft and anti-tank gun, playing a role similar to the German 8.8cm Flak 18.

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91st Coast Artillery (United States)

The 91st Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the United States Army, part of the Philippine Scouts.

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92nd Coast Artillery (United States)

The 92nd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery Corps regiment in the United States Army, part of the Philippine Scouts.

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9th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 9th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army.

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Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Coast Artillery, US Army Coast Artillery Corps.

References

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

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