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The Harbor Defense Headquarters Battery, recently authorized, was formed in May, 1941 and was composed of General Garrett, Harbor Defense Commander; Lieut. Colonel Hoge, Executive; Major Davis, Plans and Training Officer, and 2nd Lieut. Potter, Assistant Adjutant. In August Lieut. Col. Lins replaced Lieut. Col. Hoge as Harbor Defense Executive, and Colonel Hoge became Post Commander at Fort McKinley.

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Army-Navy Pub.


Atlanta, Georgia


United States Army, World War 1939-1945, Regimental histories, 8th Coast Artillery, Portland, Maine, Coast Defenses, Fortifications, Fort McKinley, Fort Williams, Fort Preble, Fort Levett, Fort Lyons, 240th Coast Artillery, 1104th Corps Area Service Unit


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Harbor defenses of Portland, 1941: pictorial history



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