Home Front World War II Historical

Home Front World War II Historical (HM1XKN)

Location: Moss Point, MS 39563 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 24.902', W 88° 32.304'

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During World War II the home front
played an important role of
support for the fighting men and
women in addition to protecting
themselves and making sacrifices
of the things that were taken for
granted.
Rosie the Riveter became a household
name in America as she was the show
case for thousands of women who
left high paying jobs to build
equipment for the fighting men
of our country.
Other civilian activities performed
by those men and women who
manned the home front are remembered.
Blackouts, rationing, bond drives,
U.S.O. Clubs, and the civil defense
waiting for the dreaded telegrams
or visits from authorities announcing
the wounded or killed in action
of daughters, sons, brothers, fathers
and friends. The country was united
as never before or after, truly the
Greatest Generation.
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HM NumberHM1XKN
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 352237 N 3365780
Decimal Degrees30.41503333, -88.53840000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.902', W 88° 32.304'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 54.12" N, 88° 32' 18.24" W
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Area Code(s)662, 228
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5015 Main St, Moss Point MS 39563, US
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