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The Corps of Engineers helps maintain the famous Niagara Falls

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Fortifications Built During the Siege of Boston
June 16, 1775

In World War II, the Corps of Engineers worked in Europe and the Asian-Pacific Islands as well as at home. In 1942, they created the Alaska Highway, originally a military supply route. On D-Day, when Allied forces invaded France, the Corps cleared a path and laid a road on Omaha Beach for the attack. Today, the Corps provides one of the nation's largest supplies of hydroelectric power, cleans up hazardous waste products, and continues construction of buildings and other public projects around the world.
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