Entrance to Rattlesnake Bomber Base

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i_am_jim on March 20, 2010

Now in ruins, Pyote Army Air Base was nicknamed Rattlesnake Bomber Base because of the prevalence of rattlesnake nests encountered during its construction. WWII bomber pilots were trained her. For a while after the war the Enola Gay, the bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, was hangered here.

To see a markers dedicated to this site and the first bomber squadron trained at Rattlesnake Bomber Base Click Here and Here

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