U. S. Naval Aviation in Camera, 1946-1999
This book is a pictorial account of the changing role of US naval aircraft since the end of World War II, from protector of the United States forces and symbol of American power throughout the world to international avenger and peacekeeper. Focusing on the aircraft and the personnel who fly and service them, the book features a range of different aircraft types. This text contains more than 200 photos from official US Navy archives and private collections, many of which are previously unpublished.
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