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Naval Air Station JRB Ft Worth Carswell Field History In Photos By Ken Hankins
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This book has over 100 unique and never before seen black and white photos of NAS Ft Worth Joint Reserve Base, formally Carswell Air Force Base. All known information about each picture is listed.... More > These photos came from Federal and State archives, as well as personnel collections. A page detailed timeline covering the 70 year history is located in the back of the book. A great book for a Military buff or anyone who was stationed or worked at the Ft Worth base. Own a great piece of History!< Less
Negligent Homicide at Naval Air Station Point Mugu Air Show 20 April 2002 By David Schneider
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Content reveals how Navy Officers and civilian Managers willfully violated the rights of a whistle blower that resulted in the loss of the lives of a pilot and his radar intercept officer
NAS Squantum: The First Naval Air Reserve Base By Marc Frattasio
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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
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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
The Defender's History: A Historical Account Of Naval Air Station South Weymouth, Mass. "Home Of New England's Naval Air Reserve" - VP Association Fund-Raiser By NAS South Weymouth
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This is a reprint of the book produced by NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts in 1996 to commemorate the closing of the base. This profusely illustrated book presents the history of NAS South Weymouth... More > and its predecessor, NAS Squantum, with text and hundreds of photos. All proceeds from the sale of this book go to the VP Association, an organization composed of veterans who served with the Naval Air Reserve patrol squadrons that operated from NAS Squantum, NAS South Weymouth, and NAS Brunswick.< Less
NADU: The Forgotten Naval Air Development Unit of NAS South Weymouth By John Yaney
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This is the story of the Naval Air Development Unit (NADU) that operated at Naval Air Station South Weymouth, Massachusetts between 1953 and 1961. NADU was a little-known regular Navy command that... More > provided flight testing support for secret military R&D projects associated with the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Office of Naval Research, Naval Research Laboratory, Air Force Cambridge Research Center, MITRE Corporation, and similar organizations. Perhaps the most important project that NADU was involved with was the pioneering computerized Semi-Automatic Ground Environment or "SAGE" air defense system. Though largely forgotten today, NADU had one of the most diverse fleets of aircraft in the Navy. NADU operated jet fighters, radar picket aircraft, anti-submarine aircraft, transports, and blimps. This 571 page book is a comprehensive illustrated history of NADU, telling its complete story for the first time ever using detailed narrative, 405 illustrations, and personal remembrances from NADU veterans.< Less
NADU: The Forgotten Naval Air Development Unit of NAS South Weymouth By John Yaney
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This is the story of the Naval Air Development Unit (NADU) that operated at Naval Air Station South Weymouth, Massachusetts between 1953 and 1961. NADU was a little-known regular Navy command that... More > provided flight testing support for secret military R&D projects associated with the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Office of Naval Research, Naval Research Laboratory, Air Force Cambridge Research Center, MITRE Corporation, and similar organizations. Perhaps the most important project that NADU was involved with was the pioneering computerized Semi-Automatic Ground Environment or "SAGE" air defense system. Though largely forgotten today, NADU had one of the most diverse fleets of aircraft in the Navy. NADU operated jet fighters, radar picket aircraft, anti-submarine aircraft, transports, and blimps. This 571 page book is a comprehensive illustrated history of NADU, telling its complete story for the first time ever using detailed narrative, 405 illustrations, and personal remembrances from NADU veterans.< Less
When Destinies Collide By Ricardo S. Dubois
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“When Destinies Collide,” was inspired by actual events of the Naval Air Station, Houma. Set against the backdrop of World War II, the book takes you on one mans journey of self... More > discovery, and revenge.< Less
When Destinies Collide By Ricardo S. Dubois
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“When Destinies Collide,” was inspired by actual events of the Naval Air Station, Houma. Set against the backdrop of World War II, the book takes you on one mans journey of self... More > discovery, and revenge.< Less
NAS Fort Lauderdale By Minerva Bloom
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Experience History! A concise reference Booklet for history enthusiasts! Serving as one among 257 air stations during World War II, the NAS Fort Lauderdale made a big impact on the South Florida... More > region, and the United States as a whole. Thousands of American and British men who went off to war received their training at NASFL. The radar, gunnery, and parachuting schools rivaled the best in the United States. Most importantly, was the use of the base for training pilots and air crews on the Grumman Avenger TBF/TBM torpedo bomber, which was the largest single engine plane used during the war. The Naval Air Station found its fame with the disappearance of Flight 19 - The Lost Squadron which flew out of the base on December 5th, 1945 to vanish into the Bermuda Triangle. To this date, Flight 19 remains one of the great aviation mysteries. Also in the summer of 1943, a 19 year old future US President George H.W. Bush lived at the base as a young Ensign to train as a torpedo/bomber pilot.< Less