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Army Opens Ravenna Arsenal for Tours


Julie Grant
People who've always been curious about the Army's 21-thousand acre munitions plant in Ravenna are getting the chance to tour the facility this week.
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I read the comment by Diane Miller of Erie, Pa. and I would be very interested in the photos of Arsenal workers. My Mother worked there during WWII.

Posted by: Nancy DeJovin (Henderson, Nv.) on January 1, 2012 8:01AM
My Aunt Pauline Munn/Herr/Case and one other I can't remember now worked at the Arsenal during WWII. I have a couple of photos of her and many of the workers. I would be happy to make copies and send them along to anyone who is interested.

Posted by: Diane Miller (Erie, PA) on September 10, 2011 3:09AM
I remeber our family moving to Ravenna during WW II. We lived in an abandoned service station. I also remember that there was a train track behind the place we lived and I would get out and wave at the people in the train. May dad would work the midnight shif at times and would sleep in the back room that had been a storage room. The bed was out from the wall and in the middle of the room. I would ride a scooter around the bed and in the other room we had and it never seemed to bother him. He could sleep right on through the noise I made.

This was a time of trouble for America, but my dad and mom always seemed to keep it so that my brother

Posted by: Jim Corbitt (Racine, Ohio) on May 8, 2008 2:28PM
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