Roosevelt Field Through Time: A Visual History of a Historic American Airport (America Through Time) (Paperback)
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This book follows the legendary Roosevelt Field from its earliest days during the infancy of aviation through its pinnacle in the 1920s and 30s, to its decline in the 1940s and its rebirth as a massive shopping center. From pioneering pilots to World War I army aviators in training, to the record-setting Charles Lindbergh and his Spirit of St. Louis, this book offers a fascinating chronological visual history of America's Premier Airport, located on Long Island's Hempstead Plains. Illustrated with many rare, never-before-seen photographs, this book chronicles one of New York's most historic places.