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Dec. 1942 news from the Shelton-Mason County Journal

To commemorate the first anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the Shelton Active Club conducted its second citywide scrap metal drive Sunday, Dec. 6. City residents were asked to have their scrap out by 10 a.m. to be picked by Activans driving donated trucks. Stockpiles were established at 7th and Franklin downtown and at the air raid tower on Hillcrest. The first scrap drive, a few weeks earlier, had collected over 30 tons of valuable scrap metal.

Also on Dec. 6, a twin engine P-38 Army interceptor plane flying over Mason County caught fire and plunged 8,000 feet to earth near...


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