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California is located in the Pacific Region on the west coast of the United States of America (USA). Borders Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east and Arizona to the southeast. Officially known as the State of California. To the south is international border with Mexico to the south. Borders the Pacific Ocean to the west.
California has many major Naval bases, barracks and airfields used during WWII. San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego were gateways for millions of American servicemen on their way to or from the Pacific.
San Diego County (County of San Diego)
San Diego eighth largest city in the U. S. includes US Navy bases and embarkation point during World War II.
Torrey Pines located at the northern edge of San Diego and La Jolla.
Los Angeles County (County of Los Angeles)
Los Angeles second largest city in the U. S. includes Los Angeles International Airport (LAX, Mines Field).
Santa Monica borders Santa Monica Bay to the west of Los Angeles includes Santa Monica Airfield (Clover Field).
San Pedro borders San Pedro Bay and includes the Port of San Pedro.
Long Beach borders San Pedro Bay and borders San Pedro to the west.
El Segundo borders the Pacific Ocean to the north is Los Angeles Airport
Burbank located to the north of Los Angeles.
San Bernardino County (County of San Bernardino)
Chino includes Chino Airport (Cal-Aero Field)
Rialto includes the former Rialto Airport (Miro Field, Art Scholl Memorial Field)
Riverside County (County of Riverside)
Riverside includes March Field (March AFB, March Air Reserve Base)
March Field (March AFB)
Wartime airfield, museum
Ventura County (County of Ventura)
Camarillo located to the north of Los Angeles
Located to the northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County.
Oxnard AFB (Camarillo Airport)
Located between Oxnar and Camarillo
Santa Barbara County (County of Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara borders the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara County.
Sacramento County (County of Sacramento)
Sacramento located in the Sacramento Valley state capital of California.
Merced County (County of Merced)
Dos Palos located in n the northern San Joaquin Valley section of the Central Valley
San Francisco County (County of San Francisco)
San Francisco thirteenth largest city in the U. S. borders San Francisco Bay embarkation point in World War II.
Treasure Island located in San Francisco Bay.
Solano County (County of Solano)
Mare Island located in San Pablo Bay at the northern end of San Francisco Bay.
San Mateo County (County of San Mateo)
San Bruno located to the south of San Francisco.
Alameda County (County of Alameda)
Alameda borders San Francisco Bay includes NAS Alameda.
Oakland borders the East Bay of San Francisco Bay
Marin County (County of Marin)
Novato located in central Cali
Fresno County (County of Fresno)
Located in the center of California
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