Destroyer USS Shaw at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1 Sep 1938.Franklin Roosevelt inspecting facilities in Natal, Brazil as he travels back to the United States after the Casablanca Conference, 28 Jan 1943. Brazilian president Getulio Vargas is seated in the back seat of the Jeep.US Navy K-class airship K-84 is being moved into the hangar at Santa Cruz, Brazil, 7 Dec 1943. K-88 is seen at lower left. This hangar was originally built by Luft Hansa for the Graf Zeppelin and the Hindenburg.A US Navy K-class airship of Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-41 secured to a mooring mast at São Luís, Brazil, 1944.
Destroyer USS Shaw at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1 Sep 1938.Franklin Roosevelt inspecting facilities in Natal, Brazil as he travels back to the United States after the Casablanca Conference, 28 Jan 1943. Brazilian president Getulio Vargas is seated in the back seat of the Jeep.US Navy K-class airship K-84 is being moved into the hangar at Santa Cruz, Brazil, 7 Dec 1943. K-88 is seen at lower left. This hangar was originally built by Luft Hansa for the Graf Zeppelin and the Hindenburg.A US Navy K-class airship of Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-41 secured to a mooring mast at São Luís, Brazil, 1944.
A US Navy K-class airship of Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-42 seen above the mess hall at Santa Cruz Air Base, Brazil, 1944.
A US Navy K-class airship of Airship Patrol Squadron ZP-42 seen above the mess hall at Santa Cruz Air Base, Brazil, 1944.


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