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From the archives: Air-raid sirens installed in Los Angeles

In January 1942, Los Angeles rushed to install air-raid sirens around the city. Many were placed atop traffic signals. 

A story in the Jan. 17, 1942, Los Angeles Times reported:

Any resident of Los Angeles who has forgotten that the nation is a war will awaken with a start soon when the city tests…


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Source: LA Times

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