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NAS Fort Lauderdale

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Vintage B&W images. Experience history! This E-BOOK is a concise reference for history enthusiasts! Serving as one among 257 air stations during World War II, the NAS Fort Lauderdale made a big impact on the South Florida region, and the United States as a whole. Thousands of American and British men and women who went off to war received their training at NASFL. The radar, gunnery, and parachuting schools rivaled the best in the U.S. Most importantly, was the use of the base for training pilots and air crews on the Grumman Avenger TBF/TBM torpedo bomber, which was the largest single engine plane used during the war. The Naval Air Station found its fame with the disappearance of Flight 19 - The Lost Patrol, which flew out of the base on December 5th, 1945 to vanish into the Bermuda Triangle. To this date, Flight 19 remains one of the great aviation mysteries. Also in the summer of 1943, a 19 year old future US President George H.W. Bush lived at the base as a young Ensign to train... More > as a torpedo/bomber pilot.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781304221049
Edition
1st Edition
Published
January 30, 2014
Language
English
Pages
46
File Format
PDF
File Size
209.57 MB

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# of Devices Unlimited
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Printable? Yes
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