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The World War II Role of the Dana Point Headlands

The Dana Point Times has published a nice historical article describing the role of the Dana Point headlands in our country’s World War II defenses. On this day of remembrance and patriotism, we thought it was appropriate to share this well-written article by Carlos Olvera, a Dana Point city councilman and Vice-Chairman of the Orange [...]