Dublin and the Tri-Valley: The World War II Years

February 17, 2014|
Dublin and the Tri-Valley: The World War II Years
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In 1941, the Navy sought West Coast locations for bases to ship men, material, and equipment into World War II�s Pacific theater. The Dublin and Livermore area offered wide-open spaces with good transportation routes to the San Francisco Bay area. Near Dublin, the Navy built Camp Parks, Camp Shoemaker, and Shoemaker Naval Hospital. Camp Parks prepared Seabees to build and maintain airfields, ports, and hospitals from Guadalcanal to Japan. Hundreds of thousands of other sailors and WAVES came to Camp Shoemaker on their way from basic training to postings on ships, bases, and stations throughout the Pacific. Shoemaker Hospital saw them again when they returned injured or ill. Farther east, the Navy built Livermore Naval Air Station to train thousands to fly.

Title:Dublin and the Tri-Valley: The World War II YearsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 17, 2014Publisher:Arcadia Publishing Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1439644780

ISBN - 13:9781439644782

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