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US Naval Air Station, Melbourne Florida, World War II

by William Barnett

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Published by Xlibris in [Philadelphia, Pa.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Naval Air Station (Melbourne, Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Melbourne.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Military bases -- Florida -- Melbourne.,
    • Flight training -- Florida -- Melbourne.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.,
    • Naval Air Station (Melbourne, Fla.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-181).

      Other titlesUnited States Naval Air Station, Melbourne Florida, World War II
      StatementWilliam Barnett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVG94.5.M45 B37 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination188 p. :
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6802908M
      ISBN 100738856320
      LC Control Number00193368
      OCLC/WorldCa49527556

      The Malabar Naval Outer Landing Field was an airfield built by the US Navy in within Brevard County, Florida to augment what was then Naval Air Station airfield, which had four runways, was decommissioned as an active airfield in the mids. Now known as the "Malabar Transmitter Annex," the property is currently used as an auxiliary . "Naval Base Key West was reopened just prior to the United States' entry into World War II to support Navy destroyers, submarines, patrol craft and PBY flying boat and amphibious aircraft. Other satellite facilities were established to support other war efforts, including Meachum Field for lighter-than-air blimp operations on Key West, and.

      About this Item: United States Naval Institute, Hardcover. Condition: Good-. GOOD-. Tan illustrated cloth covered boards, approx. 11'' x '' x 2'', fading and heavy stains to spine, light foxing and many small light brown and very small black stains to covers, binding glue stains to inside covers transferred to fly page and back of last page, some very light foxing to top page . During World War II, s naval aviators received training at Pensacola and its auxiliary fields. In the s the Army began building a modest facility in the Florida panhandle that would evolve into Eglin Army Air Field, one of the largest installations of its kind.

      The Paperback of the U. S. Naval Air Station at Vero Beach, Florida during World War II by George W. Gross at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Showcasing a Naval Air Station. The PTF-3 at the Deland Naval Air Station Museum in Deland, Florida, was first launched in It was the first of its .


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