Download e-book for iPad: Buckingham Army Air Field (Images of America) by Chris Wadsworth,Matt Johnson

By Chris Wadsworth,Matt Johnson

ISBN-10: 0738586765

ISBN-13: 9780738586762

ISBN-10: 1531658032

ISBN-13: 9781531658038

for many humans in Southwest Florida, the identify Buckingham is only one extra dot on a map�a rural region east of U.S. Interstate seventy five. yet for many years, it used to be a lot more. beginning in 1942, it used to be the location of the Buckingham military Air Field�home to a few 16,000 women and men aiding the USA� international warfare II efforts. Airplanes roared within the skies over Lee County and mirrored off the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico as tens of hundreds of thousands of younger males expert as aerial gunners. studying to focus on and convey down enemy airplane with their weapons used to be serious to America�s luck in either the eu and Pacific theaters. at the floor, vehicles rumbled around the great base, squaddies marched in evaluation less than the new Florida solar, and a whole city sprang up on what used to be swampland. Barracks have been outfitted, in addition to shops, nightclubs, church buildings, or even a health facility with its personal child ward. at the present time the thoughts of Buckingham military Air box are available hiding in undeniable sight, together with a operating airport that was the guts of the base.

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