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#410 - CONA (Centennial of Naval Aviation) NAS NOrth Island - Vol 1 By Brian Emch
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Vol 1 of my photos from the CONA event at NAS North Island in San Diego, held Feb 2011. Two yrs, ready for 2020 and 2021
FLIGHT, CAMERA, ACTION! The History of U.S. Naval Aviation Photography and Photo-Reconnaissance By Douglas E. Campbell
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The first U.S. Navy aerial photographs were taken in 1913 in support of fleet exercises off Guantanamo, Cuba. Following WWI, a Navy Photographic expedition went north, making the first aerial... More > mapping photos of the Alaskan territory. WWII found Navy shuttermen in the Pacific theatre, performing pre- and post-attack reconnaissance, along with “hitting the beach” to record the war as it unfolded. Shortly after, Navy photographic units were in the Pacific to record early atomic bomb tests. The Navy’s aerial photo reconnaissance mission, both at the front end with the weaponless aircrews and the output of thousands of images and photo interpretation, continued to develop through the mid-20th century. The last aerial photo plane in the Navy’s inventory was retired after flying to the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum Annex at Dulles International Airport in Fairfax County, Virginia. The 74 year odyssey of Navy and Marine Corps aerial reconnaissance photography was finished.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 29: Consolidated’s Naval Liberator and Privateer By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. Pictorial overview with 413 photos, drawings and illustrations of the Consolidated PB4Y-1 Liberator and the PB4Y-2 Privateer, World War II patrol bombers... More > of the U.S. Navy derived from the Consolidated B-24 Liberator. The Navy had been using unmodified B-24s as the PB4Y-1 Liberator, and the type was considered very successful. A fully navalized design was desired, and Consolidated developed a dedicated long-range patrol bomber in 1943, designated PB4Y-2 Privateer. Also included is coverage of the RY-3 Liberator Express transport version of the PB4Y-2, R2Y Liberator Liner airliner, RY-1 Liberator Express passenger plane, and the history of Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-106, “The Wolverators," which flew both the PB4Y-1 and PB4Y-2 during World War II.< Less
American Eagles - The Illustrated History of American Aviation in World War I By Narayan Sengupta
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American Eagles is the thrilling history of the United States Air Service, US Naval Aviation and US Marine Aviation during World War I. It is about the aviators, their aircraft, their aerodromes and... More > their lives before, during and after the war. The book covers the Lafayette Escadrille, the United States Air Service, US Naval Aviation and US Marine Aviation and aviators such as Eddie Rickenbacker, Frank Luke, David Ingalls and Quentin Roosevelt. This book weaves fascinating stories, official histories and interviews of the brave, and sometimes not so brave, American pilots. The book features an extraordinary collection of 237 maps and photos. Many of the photos are newly discovered. All photos have been painstakingly digitally restored so that they are as beautiful as the day they were first taken. American Eagles also incorporates down to earth technical explanations to make an entertaining, compelling and extensively researched page-turner. 354 pages, 8.5 "x 11", 237 photos, maps and paintings.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 30: Grumman's Wildcat By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. This issue of World War 2 In Review covers the Grumman F4F Wildcat with 383 B&W and color photographs and illustrations of its prototypes and variants,... More > and the air forces that used this famous naval fighter. The Grumman F4F Wildcat was an American carrier-based fighter aircraft that began service with both the United States Navy and the British Royal Navy (as the Martlet) in 1940. First used in combat by the British in Europe, the Wildcat was the only effective fighter available to the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater during the early part of World War II in 1941 and 1942.< Less
Far Aft and Faintly By Mark Klimaszewski
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December 08, 1941, war comes to the Dutch East Indies. Rear Admiraal Maarten Sweers of the Royal Netherlands Navy leads their Asiatic Fleet of battlecruiser-carriers against the might of Imperial... More > Japan. The action leaps from the pages of this vivid narrative describing the epic air/sea Battle of the South China Sea. Included are more than fifty b/w photos, battle maps and ship drawings.< Less
1970 NAS South Weymouth VP63Z2 and VP11Z4 Rota Spain Cruisebook - VP Association Fund-Raiser By NAS South Weymouth
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In August 1970 two Navy Reserve patrol squadrons based at NAS South Weymouth, VP63Z2 and VP11Z4 were sent off together on two-weeks annual training to Naval Station Rota, Spain. This was the last... More > annual training cruise by reserve patrol squadrons based at NAS South Weymouth before the reorganization of the Naval Air Reserve in late 1970 and the formation of VP-92. After the two squadrons returned to NAS South Weymouth, Air Wing Staff Z1 put together a 19-page saddle-stitched softcover "cruise book" for the reservists as a souvenir of their adventures in Spain. This is an exact reprint of that rare Navy cruisebook. It is filled with photos of squadron personnel, their Lockheed SP-2H Neptune aircraft, and shows many of the things that they did both on and off duty while in Spain.< Less
1967 NAS South Weymouth VP-910 Hardware Cruise Cruisebook - VP Association Fund-Raiser By NAS South Weymouth
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In July 1967 three Navy Reserve patrol squadrons based at NAS South Weymouth, VP-911, VP-912, and VP-913, were sent together on two-weeks annual training to Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto... More > Rico. This was called "The Hardware Cruise". For the purpose of this joint training exercise the three reserve squadrons were temporarily designated VP-910. After the three squadrons returned to NAS South Weymouth, Reserve Air Wing 91 put together a 19-page saddle-stitched softcover "cruise book" for the participants of this training exercise as a souvenir of their adventures in Puerto Rico. This is an exact reprint of that rare Navy cruisebook. It is filled with photos of squadron personnel, their Lockheed SP-2E Neptune aircraft, and shows many of the things that they did both on and off duty while on this exercise.< Less
Hellcat Tales: A U.S. Navy Fighter Pilot in World War II By Robert “Gabby” Gadbois
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. From enlistment in 1942, through cadet aviation training, joining VBF-12/Air Group 12 as a SB2C Helldiver pilot, later switching to the F6F Hellcat, embarking... More > on the USS Randolph (CV-15), and conducting air operations including fighter sweeps over Tokyo, combat missions over Iwo Jima and Okinawa, and fighting off kamikaze attacks. 20 B&W and 4 color photos.< Less

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