The Historic Hempstead Plains

Mitchel Field - Camp Mills Sub Base 2

This is a small section of an aerial photo of the Mills sub base no. 2 at Mitchel Field. West Road is the East boundary of sub base 2. It was taken before WWII. The Checker board pattern on the hangars was not used during WWII. - Photo #9476 courtesy of the Nasau County Museum - LISI collection.
Another aerial view of Sub Base no. 2. The surgical hospital was in Sub Base no. 2. Feb. 1942, the checker board pattern is now missing from the hangars.. Photo #8624 courtesy of Nassau County Museum - LISI collection.