200th Coast Artillery manning position near Manila.

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Young men from all across New Mexico, from all walks of life, joined the National Guard at the end of the Great Depression. The New Mexico National Guard, the oldest in the United States, traces its origins to the Spanish Colonial Period of the 17th Century.

This photo would have been taken prior to the withdrawal into the Bataan Peninsula, and therefore, taken some time in December, 1941.