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Gulf Ordnance Plant

1942 - 1945

Prairie, Monroe County, Mississippi

"Neither you, nor I ever can return to a given point in time, for that time only exists in memory."
- Brent Coleman

...excerpts from...

GULF ORDNANCE PLANT
by BRENT COLEMAN
with authentic plans, photos, and interviews

INTRODUCTION
THE PLANT
OPENING CEREMONY
A GOOD YEAR AT GULF
THE MILITARY AWARD
ESPIONAGE
ANCIENT RUINS

note: Brent Coleman will be releasing a new Gulf Ordnance book with more material, more photos, and information in the near future.
The original book from 2002 is still available but copies are very limited.
Contact Brent if interested in the 2002 book.

A MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC BROADCASTING SPECIAL
features the Prairie Gulf Ordnance Plant, with Brent Coleman, Lee Hill Harrington, Kelly Tucker, and Ann Chance. Airs December 7, 2009, at 7:00 P.M.


left to right: Eunice Taylor, Tracie, Faye Ratcliff, and Christine (Andrews) Clay in front of Gulf Ordnance Ladies Dormitory

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Gulf Ordnance Ceremony photo, and Ladies Dormitory photo courtesy of Brent Coleman Collection.

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