Norfolk Island is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia, witch belong to Australia. In 1856 Norfolk Island became the home of the descendants of the Bounty Mutineers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norfolk_Island
The Bloodgate Hill Iron Age Fort is an Iron age hill fort in Norfolk, England, situated on a hill above the village of South Creake in the north of the county. The meaning of the name Bloodgate is unknown, but is taken from the road that runs from the fort to the village.
The circular fort has a diameter of 210 metres, making it the largest of the hill forts known in Norfolk. Muc...
Cecil Commerce Centre, named after a Navy pilot, was set up just before World War II.
At 22,939 acres, the Naval Air Station Cecil Field complex was the largest military base in the Jacksonville, Florida, area. It was comprised of four separate facilities, the Cecil Field Complex (Cecil Field), the Outlying Field ("OLF") Whitehouse, the Yellow Water Weapons Department and the ...
(Under construction, in Timeslider the ship is in the water to the south during further construction)
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and final Nimitz-class supercarrier of the United States Navy. She is named for the 41st President of the United States and former Director of Central Intelligence George H. W. Bush, who was a naval aviator during World War II. Bush's ca...
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.
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...
USS San Antonio (LPD-17), the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock, is the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city of San Antonio, Texas. The ship is designed to deliver up to 800 Marines ashore by landing craft and helicopters.
St Mary's Priory, Binham, or Binham Priory, is a ruined Benedictine priory located in the village of Binham in the English county of Norfolk. Today the nave of the much larger priory church has become the Church of St. Mary and the Holy Cross and is still used as a place of worship. The remains of the priory are in the care of English Heritage.
USAAF S/N 42-72449 is a C-54D-1-DC, one of 380 C-54Ds built by Douglas Aircraft in Chicago, Illinois and accepted on February 5, 1945. It was flown to the San Diego Naval Air Station and transferred to the U.S. Navy as R5D-3 with the Bu. No. 50874, and it spent its entire service life with the Navy. It served with a number of units including VR-1 at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland; VR-8 at Hickam ...
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