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NAS Fort Lauderdale By Minerva Bloom
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Experience History! A concise reference Booklet 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... More > region, and the United States as a whole. Thousands of American and British men who went off to war received their training at NASFL. The radar, gunnery, and parachuting schools rivaled the best in the United States. 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 Squadron 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 as a torpedo/bomber pilot.< Less
NAS Fort Lauderdale By Minerva Bloom
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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... More > 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 as a torpedo/bomber pilot.< Less
Fort Lauderdale Golf and Country Club By Del Brown, GolemAura.com
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History Of Fort Lauderdale Golf and Country Club
Create Your Own History - The people who made Las Olas Boulevard By Jackie Jackson
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Las Olas Boulevard, elegant tree-lined heart of the great city of Fort Lauderdale, has more stories than most. From humble beginnings as a trading post on the fringe of Florida’s wild... More > Everglades to a teeming modern destination boulevard close to a world-class cruise port Las Olas has seen it all. Stories are still being told, and memories constantly made. Read about the past, then make your own trip to Las Olas to create your own history.< Less
Create Your Own History - The people who made Las Olas Boulevard By Jackie Jackson
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Las Olas Boulevard, elegant tree-lined heart of the great city of Fort Lauderdale, has more stories than most. From humble beginnings as a trading post on the fringe of Florida’s wild... More > Everglades to a teeming modern destination boulevard close to a world-class cruise port Las Olas has seen it all. Stories are still being told, and memories constantly made. Read about the past, then make your own trip to Las Olas to create your own history.< Less
The Venice of America By Minerva Bloom
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Color and B&W images of Fort Lauderdale's past and present: its turbulent history, its world famous beaches that stretch over 23 miles, its busy international marina and port, its yacht and... More > cruise ship centers, its innumerable water canals, exotic nature & wildlife, its lush colorful flora, its unforgettable sunrises and much more. A comprehensive, visual tour of the city known as The Venice of America. Surveying the city's fascinating history, this pictorial by Minerva Bloom, begins with the first settlers and continues with Florida's land boom: a crucial period that would make Fort Lauderdale a unique place in America. This reference book is an essential guide for history buffs, travelers, yacht aficionados, lovers of wildlife and flora and cultural studies of a city that captures a unique, proud, modern and distinct spirit.< Less
Las Olas Boulevard By Jackie Jackson
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From humble beginnings as a trading post on the fringe of Florida’s wild Everglades to a teeming modern destination boulevard close to a world-class cruise port Las Olas has seen it... More > all. Stories are still being told, and memories constantly made. Read about the past, then make your own trip to Las Olas to create your own story.< Less
Las Olas Boulevard (Paperback Edition) By Jackie Jackson
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From humble beginnings as a trading post on the fringe of Florida’s wild Everglades to a teeming modern destination boulevard close to a world-class cruise port Las Olas has seen it... More > all. Stories are still being told, and memories constantly made. Read about the past, then make your own trip to Las Olas to create your own story.< Less
The Spirit of the River (Special Edition) By Jackie Jackson
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The story of the family who built Fort Lauderdale’s legendary Riverside Hotel. The Riverside Hotel is so much more than a place to stay - it is living history. The story of the founding of... More > this hotel, at the very heart of a great Florida city, is in many ways the story of the founding of a community. This book tells the story of the people who came together to build one of Florida’s oldest and most celebrated hotels on one of America’s favorite streets; Las Olas Boulevard.< Less
The Spirit of the River (softcover) By Jackie Jackson
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The story of the family who built Fort Lauderdale’s legendary Riverside Hotel Hotel The Riverside Hotel is so much more than a place to stay - it is living history. The story of the... More > founding of this hotel, at the very heart of a great Florida city, is in many ways the story of the founding of a community. This book tells the story of the people who came together to build one of Florida’s oldest and most celebrated hotels on one of America’s favorite streets; Las Olas Boulevard.< Less