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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Civilian-based defense"
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Map of Aircraft Warning Service Observation Posts in Florida, 1941

Map of Aircraft Warning Service Observation Posts in Florida, 1941

Date
1941-09-20
Description
Map of Florida counties showing the number of Aircraft Warning Service observation posts in each county. The map differentiates between posts that had been assigned and those that had actually been established. The map notes that 211 of the state's 881 assigned observation posts were at existing fire towers. The original county map on which this information was inscribed was developed by the Florida State Planning Board.
Collection
Flash Message Form for World War II Civilian Aircraft Observation Posts, 1940s

Flash Message Form for World War II Civilian Aircraft Observation Posts, 1940s

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
Blank form used by civilian aircraft observers to facilitate accurate reporting of airplanes flying over Florida during World War II. Observers were directed to record information about the passing aircraft and then immediately report to the United States Army by telephone.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s419_b035_f07_x01Map of Aircraft Warning Service Observation Posts in Florida, 1941TextCivil defense
Civilian-based defense
World war (1939-1945)
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s419_b035_f07_x02Flash Message Form for World War II Civilian Aircraft Observation Posts, 1940sTextCivil defense
Civilian-based defense
World war (1939-1945)
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