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Balloon Bomb Memorial

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A monument northeast of Bly to deaths caused by 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. lakDA0010)

A monument northeast of Bly to deaths caused by 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. lakDA0010)

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Dimensions: 2571 x 3872 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, monument, memorial, plaque, trees, stone.

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