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Army salutes vets who were victims.

Servicemen stand ready for a final salute to veterans who perished in the 1935 storm. After the big storm, active Army units were assigned to search the shoreline, tidal creeks, and other likely areas where bodies might have been blown or washed up in the final stages of the hurricane. The crude boxes are makeshift caskets, containing bodies for cremation.Florida Photographic Collection, State Archives