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Oregon at War! American soldiers marching through gas shelled French town.
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Sailors take mines aboard the USS San Francisco. The mines later were planted by running them down rails which extended over the stern. This ship would plant a mine every 11.5 seconds over a period of more than two hours.

Sailors take mines aboard the USS San Francisco. The mines later were planted by running them down rails which extended over the stern. This ship would plant a mine every 11.5 seconds over a period of more than two hours. (Legacy Preservation Library, Forward-March, Page 210a)

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