Vega Baja Auxiliary Airdrome

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

Vega Baja Auxiliary Airdrome Timeline

25 Oct 1939 French cruiser Dupleix, destroyer Le Fantasque, and destroyer Le Terrible attacked and captured German freighter Santa Fé west of French West Africa.
13 Dec 1941 US 22nd and 23rd Fighter Squadrons, both operating P-40 Warhawk fighters, was assigned to Vega Baja Auxiliary Airdrome in Puerto Rico.

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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
Lat/Long 18.4800, -66.4300

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