England. Cpl. Carroll B. Johnson, Port Arthur, Texas, and Pfc. Carroll Davis, Philadelphia, Pa., at work in their Mobile Machine Shop as part of the 829th Engineers, near Eye, England. (2 Mar 43) Signal Corps Photo: ETO-HQ-43-1632 (Pearson)
Homeland Security in 1942 -- Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, guards were stationed at bridges across the Mississippi River, including the traffic bridge at Cape Girardeau. By Feb. 21, 1942, when this photo was made, Army regulars from Fort Custer, Mich., had taken over guard duty here.