Bantam, Connecticut. The Bantam airplane observation post is on a hill in the northern part of town, an old shack moved there from the property of Bernard C. Roeberg, real estate man and principal of Bantam School. Insulation of the walls and other work on the interior was not yet completed when this picture was taken. Watcher is Charles D. Kilbourne, a local dairy farmer and construction man. The post is manned twenty-four hours daily, and many of the watchers are workers in Bantam war industries
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Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches).
Title and other information from caption card.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
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Film copy on SIS roll 0, frame 0.