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Lot of Military Photos - 1960s 718th AC&W Squadron, Unalakleet, AK Radar Station

$36.19
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SDN477578989
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Product Description

718th Squadron Photo Lot

This is a lot of 42 photographs featuring the 718th Aircraft Control & Warning squadron at a radar station in Unalakleet, Alaska.

Unalakleet is located at the Norton Sound end of the Unalakleet-Kaltag Portage, an important winter travel route between Norton Sound and the Yukon River. Unalakleet has long been a major trade center between the Athabascans who lived in the interior of Alaska and the Inupiat who lived on the coast. The Russian-American Company built a trading post here at Unalakleet in the 1830s.

The photos are in black and white.

Many photos feature an Alaskan family and a couple members of the squadron.

Other photo show what the radar base looked like as well as the village.

Some captions written on the back of photos:
"Dining hall. It isn't any larger than this at site."
"Part of the building. Officer quarters on right, N.C.O. on left. 2 fellows on Mars Tower."
"Main Street of village / hills are snow drifts. In summer the street is level."
"Trading post in village (side view) / see the roof top of building on right side. Snow drift behind person."

Size: 5" x 4" (all are around this size)

The photos are in good condition. They are slightly curled. They have a cigarette odor. The photos have soiling and writing on the backs. One photos has blue soiling on the front. One photos has faded.

Please, take a look at the photos provided.

Take a look at all shipping options.

Thank you for your interest!

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