hundreds dead in port chicago blast

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hundreds dead in port chicago
blast - with nearby naval wartime installations,...
with nearby naval wartime installations, installations, Small craft have been warned ftway from the port area, 35 miles ndrtheast o£ San Francisco, since live ammunition was reported floating floating on oilslicked waters, the navy said. The town of Port Chicago was "badly wrecked" and isolated. The blast blew out doors and windows residences 5 miles away,' wakened people 50 miles distant and the glare was seen at Santa Cruz, on the seacoast seacoast 100 miles to the south. k Broadcast appeals for medical and disaster aid, which brought doctors, nurses and officials from Contra

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  1. The Bakersfield Californian,
  2. 18 Jul 1944, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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  • hundreds dead in port chicago blast

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