320 Americans Killed in WWII Naval Magazine Accident
On the evening of July 17, 1944, residents in the San Francisco east bay area were jolted awake by a massive explosion that cracked windows and lit up the night sky. At Port Chicago Naval Magazine, 320 men were instantly killed when two ships being loaded with ammunition for the Pacific theater troops blew up. It was WWII's worst home front disaster.
The 71st Anniversary of the Port Chicago Explosion
Please join us on Saturday, July 18th, 2015 to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Port Chicago explosion in Concord, CA. Information at link.Read More