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The US NavyUSS Langley, USS Mississippi, USS New Mexico, and others at anchor off Culebra island, Puerto Rico, 18 Mar 1926German built Focke-Wulf Fw-200 Condor passenger airliner of the German owned Sdeta Airline based in Ecuador during a stop at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1939.German built Junkers Ju-52 passenger airliner of the German owned Scadta Airline based in Columbia during a stop at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1939.
The US Navy's first flattop aircraft carrier, USS Langley (Langley-class), at anchor with 7 battleships in Culebra Harbor, Culebra, Puerto Rico, 18 Mar 1926. See Comment below.USS Langley, USS Mississippi, USS New Mexico, and others at anchor off Culebra island, Puerto Rico, 18 Mar 1926German built Focke-Wulf Fw-200 Condor passenger airliner of the German owned Sdeta Airline based in Ecuador during a stop at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1939.German built Junkers Ju-52 passenger airliner of the German owned Scadta Airline based in Columbia during a stop at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1939.
Italian built passenger airliner based on the SM.79 model with the German owned Scadta Airline based in Columbia during a stop at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1939.Soldiers drill at a 155mm coastal defense gun protecting the Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1940.Soldiers drill at a 3-inch anti-aircraft defense gun protecting the Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1940.Aerial view looking west at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1940-41. Note B-18 Bolo bombers parked on the pad that would become Hangar 5.
Italian built passenger airliner based on the SM.79 model with the German owned Scadta Airline based in Columbia during a stop at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1939.Soldiers drill at a 155mm coastal defense gun protecting the Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1940.Soldiers drill at a 3-inch anti-aircraft defense gun protecting the Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1940.Aerial view looking west at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1940-41. Note B-18 Bolo bombers parked on the pad that would become Hangar 5.
B-18 Bolo bomber of the 25th Bomb Group at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941. Note the hangar under construction in the background.B-18 Bolo bomber of the 25th Bomb Group taking off from Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941.B-18 Bolo bombers taxiing at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941. Note Hangars 3 and 2 still under construction in the distance.C-87 Liberator (cargo variant of the B-24) at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941 as part of the “Arabian Knight” route-mapping operation. Note the large flag marking used as neutrality markings in pre-war 1941.
B-18 Bolo bomber of the 25th Bomb Group at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941. Note the hangar under construction in the background.B-18 Bolo bomber of the 25th Bomb Group taking off from Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941.B-18 Bolo bombers taxiing at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941. Note Hangars 3 and 2 still under construction in the distance.C-87 Liberator (cargo variant of the B-24) at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941 as part of the “Arabian Knight” route-mapping operation. Note the large flag marking used as neutrality markings in pre-war 1941.
Hangar 5 under construction at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941. Note the flooded roadway and crops planted alongside the road.Hangars 3 and 2 under construction at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941. Note the flooded roadway and crops planted alongside the road.Runways and Hangars under construction at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941.Squadron of RAF Liberators at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941.
Hangar 5 under construction at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941. Note the flooded roadway and crops planted alongside the road.Hangars 3 and 2 under construction at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941. Note the flooded roadway and crops planted alongside the road.Runways and Hangars under construction at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941.Squadron of RAF Liberators at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1941.
A-20 Havoc attack aircraft and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico while in transit to the European Theater, 1942.B-17 Fortress bombers at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico while in transit to the European Theater, 1942.Cargo loaded in a C-46 Commando transport aircraft at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico while in transit to the European Theater, 1942. Note the CCKW truck.Cargo loaded in a C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico while in transit to the European Theater, 1942.
A-20 Havoc attack aircraft and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico while in transit to the European Theater, 1942.B-17 Fortress bombers at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico while in transit to the European Theater, 1942.Cargo loaded in a C-46 Commando transport aircraft at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico while in transit to the European Theater, 1942. Note the CCKW truck.Cargo loaded in a C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico while in transit to the European Theater, 1942.

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