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New York City"s harbor defenses

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English

  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Coast defenses -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeo Polaski and Glen Williford.
      GenrePictorial works.
      SeriesImages of America
      ContributionsWilliford, Glen.
      LC ClassificationsUG412.N5 P65 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3696927M
      ISBN 100738512338
      LC Control Number2003106283

        Harbor Defense Museum, New York, New York. 47 likes. The Harbor Defense Museum, sometimes called The Caponier, located within the grounds of Fort /5().

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