Battery Constriuction No. 129 by Lee Kittaj

Battery Constriuction No. 129

Lee Kittaj

11 December 2013 at 19:38:27 MST

This WWII battery overlooking the Golden Gate was never finished due to the Pacific Front taking a turn in favor of the allies. At that point, leaders were sure there would be no Japanese attacks on the west coast. The 16-inch caliber guns that would have sat in this trench would have fired 2,100lb shells and been able to hit ships 26 miles out at sea.

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