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Missile site on Okinawa, 1969

Eikoh Goya ©Stars and Stripes
Okinawa, March, 1969: Spec. 4 James W. Pearson and his dog, Dutch, guard a Nike-Hercules missile site of the 30th Artillery Brigade near Bolo Point. The Nike-Hercules was a key component of the U.S. military's arsenal from 1958 until the 1970s, when it was phased out in favor of the Patriot missile.

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