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Historic Wendover Airfield, Wendover Utah, Wendover Nevada,
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Building 2515 was the airmen’s dining hall, one of many mess halls on the base. This one was built in 1945, covers 9,585 square feet, and had a capacity of 500 persons. It is a “T” shaped building and has concrete floors with...

Building 2515 was the airmen’s dining hall, one of many mess halls on the base. This one was built in 1945, covers 9,585 square feet, and had a capacity of 500 persons. It is a “T” shaped building and has concrete floors with...

The first nurses arrived at Wendover Army Air Base (WAAB) in 1943 soon after this hospital complex had been completed. Chief Nurse 1st Lt. Selma Moody arrived in March, soon followed by six additional nurses. Within a year there were 17 nurses stationed at WAAB...

This is the hangar that was built specifically for the Manhattan Project work at Wendover. Technically, this was the 393rd Squadron hangar of the 509th Composite Group. The hangar was taken over by the 216th Base Unit (special) and their B-29's which were used...

We are thrilled to announce the acquisition of a WWII aircraft for our collection–the museum’s largest artifact to date! If you’ve visited the airfield, you may have noticed the white and red C-54 (or DC-4) aerial firefighting tanker aircraft that has been sitting on the...