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U.S. Navy Shipboard Pest Control Manual By U.S. Navy
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INTRODUCTION This manual outlines DoD, OPNAV and BUMED policies and procedures, defines responsibilities, and provides detailed guidelines for the U.S. Navy Shipboard Pest Control Program. The... More > information contained herein is the combined effort of Navy Medical Entomologists and Preventive Medicine Technicians to provide a "ready reference" to assist you in conducting a safe and effective program utilizing the concepts of integrated pest control. Your diligence in detecting potential problems and monitoring control measures is essential. However, controlling pests aboard naval vessels requires the cooperative effort of all hands in maintaining good sanitary standards in workspaces, berthing and common use areas.< Less
F-14 Tomcat Pilot's Flight Operating Manual Vol. 2 By U.S. Navy
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS VOLUME 2 OF 2. YOU MUST PURCHASE BOTH BOOKS TO HAVE A COMPLETE SET. Developed as both an air superiority fighter and a long-range naval interceptor, Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat... More > was the U.S. Navy’s primary fighter from 1974 until 2006. Over 700 were built. The F-14 flew its first combat missions shortly after its initial deployment in late 1974, flying in support of the American withdrawal from Saigon. In 1981 it drew first blood, as two F-14s from VF-41 downed two Libyan Su-22s. The plane compiled a notable combat record for the United States in both Gulf Wars and NATO actions in Bosnia. Planes sold to the Shah of Iran prior to his ouster remain the last F-14s in active service, as the U.S. Navy retired it in October 2006. This F-14 pilot’s flight operating handbook was originally produced by the U.S. Navy. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety. It provides a fascinating view inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes.< Less
The Silent Service in World War II: The Fleet Type Submarine By U.S. Navy
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Originally published by the U.S. Navy in 1946, "The Fleet Type Submarine" uses the USS Perch SS313 to explain operating principles, technologies, and systems. It contains numerous diagrams... More > and photos and offers definitions of components and terminology. It provides descriptions of various systems such as ballast tanks, trim, ventilation and steering. It also contains a brief history of the submarine and a discussion of patrol routines. This is the most complete technical guide to the boats that won WWII in the Pacific. Nothing close to it was ever assembled before, or since. Periscopefilm.com’s affordable reprint comes in a soft bound edition with attractive covers. Although some of the book has been reformatted, and color images are reproduced in black and white, all of the original content is preserved. (A color supplement is also available). This is a must-have for anyone interested in submarines and an important reference for any historian, docent, or modeler.< Less
Booby Traps By U.S. Navy
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Prepared by the U.S. Navy to give the average sailor or Marine information about booby traps, including why they are used, the common types used by Germany, Italy, and Japan, where to look for them,... More > how to detect them, and what to do if found. Originally published in 1944 by the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Navy Department, Washington, D.C. 48 pages, 25 B&W photos, 1 drawing.< Less
Goodyear F2G Corsair Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By U.S. Navy
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The Corsair was one of WWII’s most superb fighters, achieving a victory ratio of nearly 11:1 in the Pacific. Had things worked out differently, its sister craft, Goodyear’s F2G... More > “Super” Corsair, might have eclipsed that record. Based on Goodyear’s fixed-wing F1G design, the F2G had a bubble cockpit and was fitted with a Pratt & Whitney R-4360 engine. The twenty-eight cylinder, four row radial air-cooled monster provided nearly 50% more take-off power than the standard double Wasp. Yet by the close of WWII, only five F2G’s had been built, and so the plane never saw combat. Originally printed by Goodyear and the U.S. Navy, this Flight Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit.< Less
Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat Fighter Aircraft Pilot's Flight Manual By U.S. Navy
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The Grumman F8F Bearcat was designed to defeat the nimble Japanese fighter aircraft that appeared at the end of WWII. The conflict ended before the Bearcat could be placed into service, and... More > althought it eventually saw combat with the French in the Indo-China war, it never flew in harm’s way in the U.S. Navy. One of the best piston-powered fighters ever built, the F8F could achieve a cruising speed of over 420 mph. In 1946 a Bearcat set a time-to-climb record of 10,000 feet in 94 seconds, a feat not matched until the advent of high-performance jet fighters nearly a decade later. Originally printed by Grumman and the U.S. Navy, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was 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
The Fleet Type Submarine Sonar Operator's Manual By U.S. Navy
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. The Sonar Operator’s Manual Navpers 16167, was originally written to acquaint crewmen with the sub’s underwater sound gear. Sonar is a term derived from the words SOund Navigation And Ranging, and aboard a submarine it is extremely vital. When the boat is submerged, listening is the main channel of information regarding the maneuvers of the enemy. The book contains information about how underwater sound gear operates, and how to identify important sounds and interpret them. It’s a terrific reference for anyone interested in WWII or undersea technology. Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
German Tactical Doctrine (FMFRP 12-11) By Department of the Navy, U.S. Marine Corps
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Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication (FMFRP) 12-11, German Tactical Doctrine, is published to ensure the retention and dissemination of useful information which is not intended to become doctrine... More > or to be published in Fleet Marine Force manuals. FMFRPs in the 12 Series are a special category; reprints of historical works which are not available elsewhere. This reference publication came about as the result of reports from American officers who attended the German General Staff School from 1935-1939. It describes the doctrinal similarities and differences which enabled the German Armies to achieve success in the early years of World War II, and gives the reader a view of German training and planning.< Less
Advancement Manual for the Enlisted Personnel of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve By Department of the Navy
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1. Purpose. To provide procedures for administering the advancement in rate system for enlisted members serving on active duty in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Navy Reserve, and inactive U.S. Navy Reserve.... More > This instruction is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety. 2. Cancellation. BUPERSINST 1430.16E, BUPERSINST 1430.17F, and BUPERSINST 1401.2. 3. Background. This instruction supports advancement policy of Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS). It provides instructions for determining eligibility requirements for advancement, preparing necessary forms and messages and effecting advancements and changes in rating. It also contains procedures for ordering, maintaining, and disposing Navy-wide examinations for advancement.< Less
Advancement Manual for the Advancement of Enlisted Personnel of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve By Department of the Navy
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To provide procedures for administering the advancement in rate system for enlisted members serving on active duty in U.S. Navy, U.S. Naval Reserve and inactive U.S. Naval Reserve. This instruction... More > is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety.< Less