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Peter Lew was born and raised in Oakland, California. Beginning in 1942, while still in high school, Lew worked at Warehouse Number Two on the Oakland Army Base. He was drafted into the army in 1944, and then following the war gained employment at the Alameda Naval Air Station.

Keywords: Core Base Functions: Technology and labor; Military objectives and tasks;
City within a City: Community and cultural life; Governance and Order; Military and social hierarchies;
Community Impact: Public order and policing


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