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Main entrance, Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1951-1962

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Alternate title:Main entrance, Fort Lee, Virginia
Summary:Main entrance, Fort Lee, Virginia, circa 1951-1962. Caption reads: "Main entrance, Fort Lee, Virginia - home of the Quartermaster Training Command. Established in 1917 as Camp Lee, Virginia. Designated Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950." Message reads: "I'm on 2 weeks duty with army for logistical exercise. Supplying our forces in France with jet gas - cargo and perssonel [sic] - this is a war game bringing all units into play. -Cdr. J.C. Hunt, Navy maneuvering off. Logex 1962. Fort Lee, Va." Postmark date: April 24, 1962; Postcard number: 38139-B; Message included.
Provider:Ray Hash Studio
Dexter Press
Printing place:North America
United States of America
New York
West Nyack
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Petersburg
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Petersburg
Topical subjects:Forts & fortifications
Fort Lee (Va.)
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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