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Wings of Gold : an Account of Naval Aviation Training in World War II, The Correspondence of Aviation Cadet/Ensign Robert R. Rea.

Author: Wesley Phillips Newton; Robert R Rea
Publisher: Alabama : University of Alabama Press, 2015.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Newton, Wesley Phillips.
Wings of Gold : An Account of Naval Aviation Training in World War II, The Correspondence of Aviation Cadet/Ensign Robert R. Rea.
Alabama : University of Alabama Press, ©2015
Named Person: Robert Right Rea; Robert Right Rea
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley Phillips Newton; Robert R Rea
ISBN: 9780817390303 0817390308
OCLC Number: 941697482
Description: 1 online resource (349 pages)
Contents: Illustrations; Preface; Introduction: The Training of U.S. Naval Aviators, 1910-1945; 1. Personal Background; 2. The Distant Drums of War; Naval Flight Preparatory School; 3. Sprouting Wings; War Training School; 4. Winter of War; Pre-flight School; 5. Spring in the Air; Primary Training; 6. Winning the Wings of War; Intermediate, Instrument, and Advanced Training; 7. Corsairs and Carriers; Operational Training; 8. War's End; Squadron Training; A Personal Postscript; Appendix: Flight Maneuvers Mentioned; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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