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The Minutemen of VP-92: The Story of New England's Naval Air Reserve Patrol Squadron By Marc Frattasio
Hardcover: $44.00
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This is the story of VP-92, a Naval Air Reserve Patrol Squadron that flew Lockheed P-2 Neptunes and P-3 Orion aircraft on maritime patrol, anti-submarine warfare, and counter-narcotics missions as... More > well as for search-and-rescue and other purposes. VP-92 was originally based at NAS South Weymouth, MA between 1970 and 1996. In 1996, due to the impending closure of NAS South Weymouth, the squadron was relocated to NAS Brunswick, ME. VP-92 operated from NAS Brunswick until it was disestablished in November 2007. The book also presents the history of NAS South Weymouth and NAS Brunswick, discusses VP-92's Second World War namesake VP-92/VPB-92, and its predecessor Naval Air Reserve patrol squadrons at NAS Squantum and South Weymouth (VP-919, VP-ML-69, VP-911, VP-912, VP-913, VP-914, VP-915, VP-916, and VP-917), and also discusses the circumstances that led to the establishment of VP-92 in 1970. This expanded hardback second edition features 303 pages and 451 illustrations.< Less
The Minutemen of VP-92: The Story of New England's Naval Air Reserve Patrol Squadron By Marc Frattasio
Paperback: $28.00
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This is the story of VP-92, a Naval Air Reserve Patrol Squadron that flew Lockheed P-2 Neptunes and P-3 Orion aircraft on maritime patrol, anti-submarine warfare, and counter-narcotics missions as... More > well as for search-and-rescue and other purposes. VP-92 was originally based at NAS South Weymouth, MA between 1970 and 1996. In 1996, due to the impending closure of NAS South Weymouth, the squadron was relocated to NAS Brunswick, ME. VP-92 operated from NAS Brunswick until it was disestablished in November 2007. The book also presents the history of NAS South Weymouth and NAS Brunswick, discusses VP-92's Second World War namesake VP-92/VPB-92, and its predecessor Naval Air Reserve patrol squadrons at NAS Squantum and South Weymouth (VP-919, VP-ML-69, VP-911, VP-912, VP-913, VP-914, VP-915, VP-916, and VP-917), and also discusses the circumstances that led to the establishment of VP-92 in 1970. This expanded softcover second edition features 303 pages and 451 illustrations.< Less
NAS Squantum: The First Naval Air Reserve Base By Marc Frattasio
Hardcover: $46.00
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This is the story of NAS Squantum, a nearly-forgotten naval air station that was located in Quincy, Massachusetts from 1917 to 1953 on the site of modern Marina Bay. NAS Squantum was the first naval... More > air reserve air base and in most respects is the place where the naval air reserve training program really began. This book tells the complete history of NAS Squantum in 431 pages of informative text and 594 illustrations (including nearly every kind of aircraft assigned to the base). The book also covers the civilian aviation heritage of the Squantum peninsula including the Harvard-Boston Aero Meets of 1910 and 1911, the Intercollegiate Glider Meet, the Boston Air Meet of 1912, the B.F. Sturtevant company's flight test and training center, the Massachusetts School for Naval Air Service, the Dennison Airport, etc., and covers the Navy's WWI era Victory Plant shipyard too. This book will be of great interest to anybody who is interested in the history of aviation, naval aviation, or Massachusetts state history.< Less
NAS Squantum: The First Naval Air Reserve Base By Marc Frattasio
Paperback: $30.00
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This is the story of NAS Squantum, a nearly-forgotten naval air station that was located in Quincy, Massachusetts from 1917 to 1953 on the site of modern Marina Bay. NAS Squantum was the first naval... More > air reserve air base and in most respects is the place where the naval air reserve training program really began. This book tells the complete history of NAS Squantum in 431 pages of informative text and 594 illustrations (including nearly every kind of aircraft assigned to the base). The book also covers the civilian aviation heritage of the Squantum peninsula including the Harvard-Boston Aero Meets of 1910 and 1911, the Intercollegiate Glider Meet, the Boston Air Meet of 1912, the B.F. Sturtevant company's flight test and training center, the Massachusetts School for Naval Air Service, the Dennison Airport, etc., and covers the Navy's WWI era Victory Plant shipyard too. This book will be of great interest to anybody who is interested in the history of aviation, naval aviation, or Massachusetts state history.< Less
NAS South Weymouth: The Defender Of Freedom By Marc Frattasio
Hardcover: $55.00
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This is the story of NAS South Weymouth, a naval air station that was located in Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1941 to 1997 on the site of the modern Union Point (formerly SouthField) community. NAS... More > South Weymouth started out as an anti-submarine blimp base during the Second World War and in the post-war era was the home of the Navy and Marine Air Reserve in New England. This book tells the complete history of NAS South Weymouth in 739 pages of informative text and 828 illustrations (including nearly every kind of aircraft assigned to the base). This book will be of great interest to anybody who is interested in the history of aviation, naval aviation, or Massachusetts state history.< Less
NAS South Weymouth: The Defender Of Freedom By Marc Frattasio
Paperback: $45.00
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This is the story of NAS South Weymouth, a naval air station that was located in Weymouth, Massachusetts from 1941 to 1997 on the site of the modern Union Point (formerly SouthField) community. NAS... More > South Weymouth started out as an anti-submarine blimp base during the Second World War and in the post-war era was the home of the Navy and Marine Air Reserve in New England. This book tells the complete history of NAS South Weymouth in 739 pages of informative text and 828 illustrations (including nearly every kind of aircraft assigned to the base). This book will be of great interest to anybody who is interested in the history of aviation, naval aviation, or Massachusetts state history.< Less

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