Orlando Army Air Force Base
THE ORLANDO ARMY AIR FORCE BASE September 1940 ABOVE: Orlando Morning Sentinel - Air Base Edition, August 31, 1940. VIEW the 24-page Air Base Edition Servicemen with photographs in the Air Base Edition: Captain Charles A. Bassett, Captain Dudley D. Hale, C...
The Martin Company
In 1956, Orlando was the growing center of a citrus industry.  In September of that year the Baltimore based Glenn L. Martin Company announced that it had bought nearly 12 square miles of land southwest of Orlando to build their...