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Wings of gold: the story of United States naval aviation,

Author: Roger A Caras
Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott [©1965]
Series: Airmen & aircraft.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger A Caras
OCLC Number: 1298281
Description: 240 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: The beginnings --
First steps --
The Great War --
The decade that roared : 1920-1929 --
Years of the forge : the Thirties --
Great bags of gas --
The Second World War --
Flying leathernecks --
Polar flying --
Since World War II --
Now, and from now on --
Appendices: A. The first 50 naval aviators ; B. The U.S. Navy's first ten helicopter pilots ; C. The U.S. Navy's first twenty jet pilots ; D. Symbols for U.S. Navy aviation ships ; E. U.S. Navy aviation ships ; F. Squadron designation symbols ; G. Aircraft identification ; H. U.S. Naval aircraft ; I. U.S. Navy air-launched missiles and rockets ; J. The phonetic alphabet ; K. A Navy Flyers Creed.
Series Title: Airmen & aircraft.
Responsibility: by Roger A. Caras.

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