By: Dayle L. DeBry
Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)
Seller ID: D3182
Condition: 286 pages, 8.5x11, (2004), 2008, 8.5x11, paper, 286 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
The Antelope Valley is located in the Southern California high desert, in the western portion of the Mojave Desert, approximately sixty miles northeast of Los Angeles. Military use of the northern Antelope Valley began in 1933 when Colonel Henry "Hap" Arnold, Commander of March Field at Riverside, transferred a small detachment of men to the area to set up a small bombing and gunnery range. The base was in full swing by the end of 1941 and known as Muroc Gunnery and Bombing Range (changed in the 1950s to Edwards Air Force Base in honor of Captain Glen W. Edwards). The Antelope Valley h... View More...