UNITED STATES NAVAL AVIATION 1910 – 60.

Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air) and the Chief of the Bureau of Naval Weapons, (Prepared at the direction of.)


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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1st ed., 1961. V + 239 pp., numerous photo-ills. Limp leather-cloth covers ; gilt ; with screw binding ; 28 x 22cm. Slight lean to front cover o/w V.G. Published in the golden anniversary year of naval aviation, this chronology spanning 1910 to 1960 was prepared to show significant events in the growth and development of naval aviation. Various photographs accompany the narrative whilst detailed appendices cover The First Naval Aviators ; Aviation Commands ; Aviation Ships ; Aircraft on Hand ; Combat Aircraft Procured ; Helicopters Procured. Two separate Indexes are offered to facilitate research By Day and By Subject. An interesting and Uncommon item.


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