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Danger Zone Established

In August 1941, Secretary of War Henry Stimson approved the establishment of a danger area in the Gulf of Mexico near Tampa for naval target practice. This disrupted the environmental and power infrastructure and did not sit well with the local community.

Subject

Waterways

Creator

Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers,
Record Group 77

Source

Navigable Waterways Files, 1908-1960

Date

April-August 1941

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 7 pages

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 4105225

Coverage

Tampa (Fla.)

Original Format

Paper
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