Fort Amador
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Photo, Fort Amador, Panama. Tomb of Omar Torrijos

Fort Amador, Panama. Tomb of Omar Torrijos. As required by the operations plan, this monument was not damaged during the 20 December 1989 assault. View is looking south. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 3 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo,  Sand table of Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Sand table of Fort Amador developed by the Training Support Center, US Army South, for the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry. Used by that unit in planning and executing its attack on 20 December 1989. Viewed while set up as a display for the briefing given to Senators Nunn, Warner, and Robb. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Detail of Fort Amador Sand Table

Fort Amador, Panama. Detail of the sand table of Fort Amador developed by the Training Support Center, US Army South, for the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry. Used by that unit in planning and executing its attack on 20 December 1989. Viewed while set up as a display for the briefing given to Senators Nunn, Warner, and Robb. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

7521-12 

Photo, Building 8, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Close-up of the battle damage to the front (east) face of Building 8 inflicted during the battle on 20 December 1989. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 3 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 9, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Close-up of the battle damage to the front (east) face of Building 9 inflicted during the battle on 20 December 1989. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 3 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Closeup of Fort Amador Sand Table

Fort Amador, Panama. Sand table of Fort Amador developed by the Training Support Center, US Army South, for the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry. Detail of the Tank Farm and approach ramp to the Bridge of the Americas (north is to the bottom of the photograph). This sand table was used by that unit in planning and executing its attack on 20 December 1989. Viewed while set up in the temporary battalion headquarters in Building 47. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

7525-09 

Photo, Fort Amador Sand table

Fort Amador, Panama. Sand table of Fort Amador developed by the Training Support Center, US Army South, for the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry. Detail of the ditch used as Landing Zone for the air assault from Fort Kobbe. This sand table was used by that unit in planning and executing its attack on 20 December 1989. Viewed while set up in the temporary battalion headquarters in Building 47. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, P.D.F. row of buildings, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. View north along the western side of the P.D.F. row of buildings. In the center is Building 8, which served as General Noriega's headquarters on post. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Western face of Building 9, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. West (rear) face of Building 9 as seen from the west. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Western face of Building 8, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. West (front) face of Building 8 (General Noriega's Headquarters) as seen from the west. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, P.D.F. row, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. View south along the west side of the P.D.F. building row, as seen from Building 8 (General Noriega's Headquarters). 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

7525-20 

Photo, partially demolished positions, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Partially demolished P.D.F. positions west of Buildings 4 and 5. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, P.D.F. Mess Hall, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. West (rear) face of P.D.F. mess hall; view looking to the northeast. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 2, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. East (front) face of Building 2 (P.D.F. Naval Headquarters) as seen from the southeast. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 1, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. View northeast from the front (east) of Building 2 (P.D.F. Naval Headquarters). Building 1 (C.O.G.E.C.O.D.E.) is the white structure. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 2, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Main (east) door of Building 2 (P.D.F. Naval Headquarters). 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Creche, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Crèche on the east side of Building 2 (P.D.F. Naval Headquarters), viewed from the northeast. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Buildings 45 and 51, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Buildings 45 (rear) and 51 (foreground), viewed to the northwest from the north corner of Building 2 (P.D.F. Naval Headquarters). 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

7527-07 

Photo, Building 57, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. South wall of Building 57 (Gimnasio Cap. Miguel A. Rivers); view is looking north. The ambulance is from the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, P.D.F. Monument, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. P.D.F. Monument located south of Building 1 (C.O.G.E.C.O.D.E.), viewed from the east. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 57, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Building 57 (Gimnasio Cap. Miguel A. Rivers). View is from the front of Building 1, and is looking northwest. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 1, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. South (front) face of Building 1 (C.O.G.E.C.O.D.E.), seen from the southwest. Building was used as a temporary headquarters by the 82d Airborne Division. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 1 (serving as Hqs for 82d Airborne Division), Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Building 1 after it had become the headquarters for the 82d Airborne Division. Prior to 20 December it was the headquarters building of the C.O.G.E.C.O.D.E., the Panamanian Defense Force's general staff. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Hqs, US Naval Forces, Panama, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Headquarters of US Naval Forces, Panama. View from the southwest. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

7527-16 

Photo, Main Gate, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Main Gate as seen (looking south) from the fire hydrant struck by the P.D.F. bus at H-Hour, 20 December 1989. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Looking north from Main Gate, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. View looking north from the Main Gate. P.D.F. bus which ran the roadblock at H-Hour on 20 December 1989 came to a stop at the last tree on the left. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, P.D.F. Monument, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. P.D.F. Monument to Victoriano Lorenzo located between Building 3 and Building 4. As required in the operations plan, this monument was not harmed during the 20 December 1989 attack. View is from the east. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 4, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Front (east) side of Building 4 (5th Infantry [Military Police] Company), viewed from the northeast. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 5, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Front of Building 5 showing damage caused on 20 December 1989. View is from the east. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 5, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Front of Building 5 showing damage caused on 20 December 1989. View is from the east. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 6, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Front of Building 6 showing damage caused on 20 December 1989. View is from the east. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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Photo, Building 7, Fort Amador

Fort Amador, Panama. Front of Building 7 viewed from the east, showing the damage caused on 20 December 1989 by the 105mm. M1-2 howitzer fired by the 7th Howitzer Section, Battery D, 320th Field Artillery. 

XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph, 2 January 1990, by Maj. R. Wright.

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