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The Portland Metro Area Response Plan in World War II
May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
When the United States entered World War II, it was the first time since the War of 1812 that the United States government and civilians feared a full-scale enemy invasion.
Across the country, as military bases beefed up their security and war plans, so did civilian governments. In Portland, Oregon, the city developed and implemented a comprehensive plan to combat enemy attacks, as well as implementing the changes necessary at home to support the war effort abroad. These plans included the City of Vancouver.