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Arsenal open house of '58
Atomic cannons. Giant anti-aircraft guns. The powerful “Honest John” rocket. The high-tech weapons were all in production at the Watervliet Arsenal in 1958. Capital Region residents received the chance to examine the dangerous cannons and missiles in 1958. The arsenal designed to arm America opened its doors for Armed Forces Day on May 17, 1958. Posted on June 27, 2011.