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Rock Island Arsenal History

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Join the Army Sustainment Command Historians as they explore the history of the Rock Island Arsenal, the US Military, and the Quad Cities. This presentation will also be offered at Davenport Public Library at 6PM, where they will also record and upload the video. For more info, see


This week's topic is WOW’s & Riveters: Women Workers at Rock Island Arsenal.