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|All Authors / Contributors:||United States. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.; Abbott Laboratories.|
|Notes:||"The collection of naval aviation pictures ... was presented by the Abbott Laboratories of North Chicago, Illinois ... The Training literature section of the Office of Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air) prepared the text and captions."--Acknowledgment.
|Description:||xvii, 97 pages plates (part double, some color) portraits 33 x 25 cm|
|Contents:||History of naval aviation --
The flat tops --
Lighter than air --
Sea-air battles of World War II --
Waves of the sea --
The men who fly the sea --
Naval aviation today.
|Responsibility:||Text prepared with the assistance of the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (air) Introduction by James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy. Preface by Arthur W. Radford, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., acting Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air) Foreword about the pictures by Thomas Craven. With eighty full-color reproductions from the paintings by Howard Baer, Adolf Dehn, Robert Benny [and others] ...|