Watch Again

Aerial America:

What Are These Eerie Abandoned Tanks Doing in Puerto Rico?

Watch More
back to video

»Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

What Are These Eerie Abandoned Tanks Doing in Puerto Rico?

Short | 01:37

In the middle of Flamenco Beach lies an abandoned U.S. army tank covered in graffiti -- a remnant of a time when the U.S. valued Puerto Rico for its strategic military value.

On TV

    • Tuesday
    • 12:00pm
    May 14
    • Friday
    • 2:00am
    May 17
    • Wednesday
    • 7:00pm
    May 29

More About This episode

Welcome to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, where dazzling beaches, towering mountains, and stunning islands of all shapes and sizes meet under brilliant Caribbean skies. But these two U.S. territories have much more to contribute to the American story than magnificent views. Journey with us beyond the tourist hotspots and ocean cruise harbors and discover the region's turbulent but rich history and fascinating characters, from golf and basketball legends to kings of Latin pop and more.

Ways to Watch

Buy this show from any of these distributors

Have Smithsonian Channel through your TV provider?

Watch this episode online now.

Return to Video Page