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100 years of Marine Corps aviation : an illustrated history

Author: Roxanne M Kaufman; Laurie Schmidt
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Government Printing Office, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This commemorative work offers a snapshot view of the people, aircraft, and events that comprise the first century of Marine aviation. Featuring a foreword by John Glenn, Jr., it showcases the achievements of Marine aviation through seldom seen photographs and accounts of pivotal battles and events. An oral history CD is included in the back of the book, providing the text and photos with first-hand accounts from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kaufman, Roxanne M.
100 years of Marine Corps aviation.
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Government Printing Office, 2011
(DLC) 2011506176
(OCoLC)764636203
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roxanne M Kaufman; Laurie Schmidt
OCLC Number: 854591378
Notes: "PCN 10600007900"--Title page verso.
"Selection of oral histories"--CD surface.
Shipping list no.: 2012-0010-S.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages) : chiefly illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Laying the groundwork. Dawning of awareness, 1912-1916 --
A force in the fight, 1917-1919 --
"Of what practical use?", 1919-1926 --
Men with a mission, 1926-1934 --
Mobilizing the force. Upping the ante, 1935-1941 --
Good Corsair drivers, 1942-1943 --
The learning curve, 1944-1945 --
Innovative readiness. Adapting to the threat, 1945-1960 --
The buildup, 1960-1967 --
The changing face of war, 1968-1975 --
The modern era. Reevaluation and readiness, 1975-1999 --
Realizing the dream, 1999-2010.
Other Titles: One hundred years of Marine Corps aviation
1912-2012
Responsibility: Roxanne M. Kaufman ; art director, Laurie Schmidt.

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This commemorative work offers a snapshot view of the people, aircraft, and events that comprise the first century of Marine aviation. Featuring a foreword by John Glenn, Jr., it showcases the achievements of Marine aviation through seldom seen photographs and accounts of pivotal battles and events. An oral history CD is included in the back of the book, providing the text and photos with first-hand accounts from select Marine aviators. Additionally, this publication offers several appendices to serve as a reference.

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