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Constructed in 1944, Hangar 1301 served as the headquarters and engineering facility for the 4146th Base Unit from 1944 to 1946. Highly secret testing and development work was done here on air-launched rocket weapons. Aircraft used in testing rang…
Die vernichtung des Nazismus mit seinen wurzeln ist unsere losung
Der aufbau einer neuen welt des friedens und der freiheit ist unser ziel
The destruction of Nazism and its roots
USAF Century Series aircraft flown by active interceptor squadrons, the Air Defense Command, and the Air National Guard from 1959 - 1983.
The Voodoo is well known for its NATO role as a nuclear deterrent during the Cold War.
The RF-101 varia…
Span: 68 Feet · Speed: 275 MPHLength: 53 Feet · Ceiling: 25,000 FeetCost: $96,000 · Engine: 2 Wright R-2600
Named for air power advocate Gen Billy Mitchell, the North American B-25 medium bomber entered service in 1941. The…
In memory of all thosewho supported, maintained and flewthe B-47 in defense of freedomduring the Cold War
B-47 Stratojet Wings2nd BW · 9th BW · 19th BW · 22nd BW40th BW · 43rd BW · 44th BW · 68th BW70th…
Thirty-fourth President of the United States; born here Oct. 14, 1890, third son of David J. and Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower.
Dwight Eisenhower graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, 1915; in 1943, during World War II, was appointed Comm…
Maj Gen Muir S. FairchildFebruary 1946 - May 1948
Maj Gen Robert W. HarperMay 1948 - October 1948
Gen George C. KenneyNovember 1948 - July 1951
Lt Gen Idwal H. EdwardsAugust 1951 - February 1953
Lt Gen Laurence S. KuterApril 1953 - May…
[Seal of the United States of America and Seal of El Salvador]Michael HammerMark Pearlman SSGT Bobby J. DicksonSSGT Thomas T. Handwork SGT Gregory H. Weber SGT Patrick R. Kwiatkowski Christopher Babcock John Sullivan John Hoagland Barry Castiglion…
The Atlas-F ICBM (operational 1961-65) was an important component of national defense during the Cold War. Twelve Atlas sites, one located half a mile west, were manned by the 551st Strategic Missile Squadron, Lincoln Air Force Base.
History ? ? ? This park takes its name from the Civil War era fortress on the property. Originally referred to by its location on Willets Point, the Army officially named it for General Joseph Totten (1788-1864), following his demise in the Battle…