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Photos 3 & 4

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Visual Evidence


Drawing 1: Battery Potter, Fort Hancock. [Drawing 1] with link to higher quality drawing.
(Gateway National Recreation Area)

Drawing 1 depicts Battery Potter with one gun in the firing position and the other in the "disappeared" position.

Questions for Drawing 1

1. What are your impressions of Battery Potter?

2. Why did the bunker have to be so large? (You may need to refer back to Reading 3.)

* The image on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Drawing 1, but be aware that the file will take as much as 60 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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