For most people in Southwest Florida, the name Buckingham is just one more dot on a map--a rural area east of U.S. Interstate 75. But for a few years, it was so much more. Starting in 1942, it was the site of the Buckingham Army Air Field--home to some 16,000 men and women supporting the United States' World War II efforts. Airplanes roared in the skies over Lee County and reflected off the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico as tens of thousands of young men trained as aerial gunners. Learning to target and bring down enemy ...

Buckingham Army Air Field 2010, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531658038

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Buckingham Army Air Field 2010, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738586762

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