Automatic Weapon Magazines
Puffin Island, HD Kodiak
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A number of small caliber automatic weapons were emplaced on Puffin Island, including two 40-mm AA guns, and several smaller machine guns. The ammunition for these guns was stored in two "Steel Igloo" (also referred to as "Elephant Steel") type magazines, located at either end of the island.



East Magazine


A small trench provides access to the magazine.
July 2005
The front of the magazine.
July 2005
Looking southeast into the magazine.
July 2005
Looking northwest inside the magazine.
July 2005
Detail of light fixture and electrical wiring.
July 2005



West Magazine


The front of the magazine.
July 2005
Looking east inside the magazine.
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Inside the magazine, looking west.
July 2005
Detail of light fixture and wiring.
July 2005







Documents
Tabulation of AW Ammunition Allowances.1944
Tabulation of magazines.1944
Detail map of area, sheet 1.September 1944
Detail map of area, sheet 2.September 1944




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