One of the most widely-used multi-role
aircraft of WWII, the Consolidated PBY
Catalina was a flying boat to be
reckoned with. They were used as anti-
submarine warfare platforms in the
Atlantic,... More > and gained notoriety in the
Pacific as rescue and reconnaisance
platforms, and as bombers. With their
distinctive fuselages painted the shade
of midnight, the “Black Cats” undertook
daring raids of Japanese shipping and
Originally printed by the U.S. Navy
during World War 2, this Flight
Operating Handbook taught pilots
everything they needed to know before
entering the cockpit. Classified
“Restricted”, the manual was
recently declassified and is here
reprinted in book form. This affordable
facsimile has been slightly reformatted.
Care has been taken however to
preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Thestory of the World War II service of VP-63, a patrol wing equipped with PBY-5 Catalina flying boats. VP-63's aircraft were equipped with Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) systems that allowed them... More > to locate and attack submerged submarines. The VP-63 Patrol Wing played a crucial role for the US Navy in WW II.< Less
The book provides a brief history of the North America Project (NAP). It gives some analysis of what was believed, achieved and learned in the ten years of NAP's existence, and a few of the... More > shortcomings. This book is a compilation of NAP articles, reports, interviews and bibliography that have appeared in the Peace Brigades International (PBI) bulletins since the birth of NAP in the 1990s. This book is a modes attempt to remember what NAP has contributed to PBI and the special place NAP took in the organsation.
PBI is an international NGO that has been promoting nonviolence and protecting human rights since 1981.
The work is based on the principlesof nonpartisanshipand non-interference in the internal affairs of the organisations we accompany.< Less
North America Project (NAP) 1992-1999.
This book provides a brief history of the Peacebrigades International(PBI) North America
It gives some analysis of what was believed, achieved and... More > learned in the years of NAP’s existence.< Less