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The History of the Quonset Hut

Origins of the Quonset Hut In the early days of World War II, the United States Navy required all-purpose buildings that could be shipped anywhere and assembled without skilled labor. They also needed buildings that were lightweight for long distance portability reasons. Thus was born the Quonset hut. The practicality and convenience inherent in these buildings came into play in the early days of Future Buildings as the owner recognized that this same arch format…