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Volume 5045, Naval Air Station Kingsville --- Naval War College Review By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5045, Naval Air Station Kingsville---Naval War College Review Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards... More > the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 5044, Naukar (1943 film) --- Naval Air Station Key West By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5044, Naukar (1943 film)---Naval Air Station Key West Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< 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
The Pressure Cooker: Forging Naval Officers Through Marine Leadership By John Crouch
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From 1947 until 1994, the Navy ran an officer training and commissioning program at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida. Outside the main academic building hung a wood sign with gold metal... More > lettering. It read: "Through These Doors Walk The Future Of Naval Aviation" Between the covers of this book, A Marine Corps Drill Instructor presents a collection of stories, memories and recollections provided by now seasoned, U.S. Navy Officers. 240 stories are told with the same raw intensity as experienced decades earlier when the candidates were but young men and women trying to get past their Marine Drill Instructor to earn a commission that awaited them at the finish line. The insults, threats and even rare moments of enthusiastic support are all here. You won't find examples of political correctness, generalizations or pulling punches in this book, or any coddling of the candidates; future naval aviators were prepared here, it was the most intense officer candidate school in the military.< Less
The Pressure Cooker: Forging Naval Officers Through Marine Leadership By John Crouch
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From 1947 until 1994, the Navy ran an officer training and commissioning program at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida. Outside the main academic building hung a wood sign with gold metal... More > lettering. It read: "Through These Doors Walk The Future Of Naval Aviation" Between the covers of this book, A Marine Corps Drill Instructor presents a collection of stories, memories and recollections provided by now seasoned, U.S. Navy Officers. 240 stories are told with the same raw intensity as experienced decades earlier when the candidates were but young men and women trying to get past their Marine Drill Instructor to earn a commission that awaited them at the finish line. The insults, threats and even rare moments of enthusiastic support are all here. You won't find examples of political correctness, generalizations or pulling punches in this book, or any coddling of the candidates; future naval aviators were prepared here, it was the most intense officer candidate school in the military.< Less