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|World War 2-era view of Newport. |
This field was built during the WW2 era as the largest of 16 satellite landing fields which supported primary flight training at Grosse Isle Naval Air Station.
The date of construction of Newport NOLF has not been determined, but the earliest depiction of the field which has been located was a 1942 map, which labeled it as "Newport F...
|An undated Navy aerial photo showing Chambers Field at the top left, the new East Field at the bottom center, and the seaplane base at the top right.||05/04/2007||767|
|Naval Station Frederikshavn is one of two major naval bases in Denmark and home port to the Royal Danish Navy's 1st squadron.||03/07/2007||916|
|Some time during the years 1939-1940 the lease to this small tract of land ran out. Negotiations were started for the acquisition of about 7,000 acres of land surrounding the Ewa mooring mast. The idea was to divide the land in such a way as to make part of it into an emergency landing field, and the remainder into a bombing range. This didn't happen but eventually 3,500 acres was acquired. ||11/03/2008||1,033|
|Cavite Navy Yard burns in this Japanese photograph taken after the bombing on 10 December 1941.|
Sangley Point Naval Base is a naval of the Armed Forces of the Philippines located in Cavite City in the province of Cavite. The base was also a former U.S. naval station. The base occupies the northern portion of the Cavite City peninsula and is surrounded by Manila Bay. During the Wo...
|Roosevelt Roads Naval Station is located in the eastern part of Puerto Rico in the town of Ceiba. It is approximately 35 miles east of the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. It takes about an hour and 15 minutes to drive from the airport to Roosevelt Roads. Roosevelt Roads Naval Station is located about 50 miles (an hour and a half drive) from San Juan. The towns of Fajardo, Luquillo, and ...||07/18/2007||1,523|
|Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881–January 21, 1959) was a legendary American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer. He was renowned for the flamboyance and showmanship of his movies.|
|RAF Eastchurch was a Royal Air Force station near Eastchurch village, on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England. The history of aviation at Eastchurch stretches back to the first decade of the 20th century when it was used as an airfield by members of the Royal Aero Club. The area saw the first flight by a British pilot in Britain.|
In 1910 it was offered to the Royal Navy as a traini...
|F-18c Hornet at Cecil Field, FL. ||05/16/2008||521|
|A 1945 aerial view of Hutchinson. |
Hutchinson was selected in 1942 as a site to provide primary training for the Naval Air Reserve.
Until the station was completed, the Navy made temporary use of the town's municipal airport. The airfield was commissioned at the end of 1942.
The first training planes used were N2S-3s & N2S-4s, which were later ...
|This is the Alameda Naval Weapons Station. This facility is very big. Check it out, its really cool. The bunker looking things on the ground are bomb holders. That way if one blows up they all don't blow up. Same with the train bunkers in the hill just west of the bomb holders.||02/15/2007||525|
|In October 2003, he Blue Angels performed here:|
The history of most of the Navy's Guided Missile and Drone programs is the early history of the Navy at Point Mugu. During World War II, the Navy simultaneously had efforts underway to develop sites where both missiles and pilotless aircraft could be tested. In 1947, Congress appropriated funding to establish a permanent Navy presen...