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This AN/FPS-35 Radar, shown on Nov. 17, 2013, (Credit: Doug Kuntz )

This AN/FPS-35 Radar, shown on Nov. 17, 2013, was deployed at the Camp Hero base in 1960, and could detect airborne objects more than 200 miles away. Camp Hero State Park in Montauk was a coastal defense installation during World War II.

Camp Hero

Camp Hero in Montauk operated as a gun battery defense site under the guise of a New England-style fishing village to fool German spies during World War II.

This AN/FPS-35 Radar, shown on Nov. 17, 2013,
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This AN/FPS-35 Radar, shown on Nov. 17, 2013, was deployed at the Camp Hero base in 1960, and could detect airborne objects more than 200 miles away. Camp Hero State Park in Montauk was a coastal defense installation during World War II.

One of the boarded-up buildings at Camp Hero
(Credit: Doug Kuntz)

One of the boarded-up buildings at Camp Hero State Park in Montauk. The park was a coastal defense installation during World War II. It is shown on Nov. 17, 2013.

One of the boarded up buildings at Camp
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One of the boarded up buildings at Camp Hero State Park in Montauk, shown on Nov. 17, 2013. The camp was a coastal defense installation during World War II.

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One of several battery bunkers at Camp Hero
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One of several battery bunkers at Camp Hero State Park in Montauk, shown on Nov. 17, 2013.

One of several battery bunkers at Camp Hero
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One of several battery bunkers at Camp Hero State Park in Montauk, shown on Nov. 17, 2013.

Camp Hero State Park in Montauk, shown on
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Camp Hero State Park in Montauk, shown on Nov. 17, 2013, was a coastal defense installation during World War II.

A photo of the security gate at Camp
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A photo of the security gate at Camp Hero from the 26th Air Division Defense Yearbook, around 1956.

Domes of the Air Force radar station at
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Domes of the Air Force radar station at the center of Camp Hero, on Dec. 30, 1957.

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An undated postcard from Camp Hero in Montauk.
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An undated postcard from Camp Hero in Montauk.

A photo of Camp Hero from a military
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A photo of Camp Hero from a military yearbook, around 1956.

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