Google Earth Hacks | File Downloads | Categories | Most Popular | Newest | Top Rated | By State | By Country
Google Earth Hacks Login | Register    
Logging in will reduce the number of ads that you see    
(advanced search)

Subscribe in a reader Get updates by e-mail Follow GEH on Twitter Follow Mickey on Twitter

Dig Deeper

Bellows Field in 1942, Hawaii

Info Map Comments (0) Related Files
Delicious StumbleUpon StumbleUpon TwitThis TwitThis

Bellows Field in 1942, Hawaii

State (US):
Uploaded By:
Date Posted:July 18th, 2007
Popularity Rating:0

Description: A 1942 aerial view of Bellows Field, showing its early-WW2 single-airfield configuration.

Bellows Air Force Station is a United States military reservation located in Waimanalo, Hawaii. Once an important air field during World War II, the reservation now serves as a military training area and recreation area for active and retired military and civilian employees of the Department of Defense. It is operated by Detachment 1, 15th Mission Support Group of the 15th Airlift Wing based at Hickam Air Force Base.

Created in 1917 as the Waimanalo Military Reservation, the base was renamed Bellows Field in 1933 after Lt. Franklin Barney Bellows, a World War I war hero. Bellows Field was made a permanent military post in July 1941, and it was one of the airfields attacked during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

The popular beach fronting Bellows is opened to the public on weekends.

Besides offering the ability to relax on a beautiful beach, Bellow offers many activities for visitors. They have instructors on hand to teach classes on how to body board, kayak, hula dance, and make traditional Hawaiian lei. Bellows also gives scenic bike tours through the old airfield showing where the first prisoners of World War II were captured and where planes were kept during the war. Other family fun activities they have are campgrounds for camping, a mini-golf course, a paintball field, and the opportunity to go on early morning tide pool explorations.

Comments: You need to register or log-in to be able to leave comments about this file.

This file has not yet been rated.Sorry, but you must be logged in to rate this file so we can tell which files you've already voted on, which will help prevent cheating.
Click here to log-in, or you can click here to register.
(Registration is free)

Download File


Google Earth Hacks is not affiliated with Google in any way

"Google" and "Google Earth" are trademarks of Google Inc.

Google Earth Hacks © 2005 - 2018 MickMel, Inc - Privacy Statement

GEH in the News - GEH en Espaᯬ - GEH auf Deutsch - GEH en Fran硩s