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Groups look to save WWII towers on Delaware beaches

Groups look to save WWII towers on Delaware beaches

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Along the Delaware coast stands a series of watchtowers which helped protect the United States during World War II. They were used to look for enemy ships and, if any had been spotted, the crews within the towers would have alerted the Army at Fort Miles to defend the shore.

With World War II over for 70 years now, the towers lining the shore are no longer used for defensive purposes and now stand as a monument to the times.

Due in part to joint efforts between the Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation, Fort Miles Historical Association and Delaware State Parks, three of these towers are going to be restored.

"We want to restore...

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