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A Whisper of War II

Battery Russell is the military’s equivalent of a haunted house. Sounds bounce off the concrete walls, echoing through rooms shrouded with shadow. Some, like the ammo bunkers, are pitch black and strangely mesmerizing. You want so much to step into the darkness, but something holds you back. Ghosts, perhaps, or a sixth sense warning you of hidden dangers. Continue reading

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A Whisper of War

On the night of June 21, 1942–less than seven months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor–a Japanese submarine surfaced off the Oregon Coast. Its target? Fort Stevens’ Battery Russell. Continue reading

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