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Tree with World War II Shrapnel Damage

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A tree northeast of Bly shows shrapnel damage from a Japanese balloon bomb during World War II. The blast killed six people who were the only deaths on the continental United States from enemy action during the war. (Photo No. lakDA0008)

A tree northeast of Bly shows shrapnel damage from a Japanese balloon bomb during World War II. The blast killed six people who were the only deaths on the continental United States from enemy action during the war. (Photo No. lakDA0008)

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Dimensions: 2500 x 3765 pixels (300 dpi version); Date created: July 2009; Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR; Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED; Photographer citation: Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives; Keywords/Tags: vertical, Oregon, Lake County, Bly, World War II, Japanese, balloon bomb, death, killed, dead, attack, bombing, enemy, shrapnel, damage, bark, memorial, tree.

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