'Homefront heroes' remembered on 75th anniversary of arsenal explosion

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Posted By Staff Writers On June 16, 2017 @ 10:01 am


The Chicago Tribune marks the 75th anniversary of the Joliet, IL arsenal explosion that killed 48 workers on June 5, 1942. The CenterPoint Intermodal Center is a proud neighbor of the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, where a monument to the fallen workers stands.

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