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Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, July 24, 1985: Construction workers work on part of the enormous building program underway at Lajes Field in the Azores. The $200 million renovation and construction project was expected to span several years and apart from new base housing would add various recreational and shopping facilities to the strategically important base in the North Atlantic Ocean.


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