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U.S. Marine Corps aviation since 1912

Peter B. Mersky

U.S. Marine Corps aviation since 1912

by Peter B. Mersky

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- Aviation -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesUS Marine Corps aviation since 1912
    StatementPeter B. Mersky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVG93 .M48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24116025M
    ISBN 109781591145165
    LC Control Number2009027767
    OCLC/WorldCa319492816

      U.S. Marine Corps Aviation Since This heavily illustrated work is the only book to describe the entire history of the U.S. Marine Corps' air arm. With hundreds of rare photographs, this fourth edition represents a major redesign and update of . U.S. MARINE CORPS AVIATION to the Present / Third Edition by Peter B. Mersky / The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America Hardcover Seller Rating: % positive.

    NOTE: This monograph, U.S. Marine Corps Aviation, has been out of print for many years, and paper copies are no longer available through NHHC or the Government Printing Office. This electronic version has been placed online because it is an excellent reference source for information about Marine Corps Aviation in general. Cover; Contents; & Introduction The Early Years: ; & The First. Records of the marine guard on U.S.S. Guerriere, Letters sent and received by the marine guard at the Paris Exposition, Records of U.S. Marines in Cuba, , , Letters sent and received, Marine Provisional Battalion, U.S.S. Dixie, Morning reports of the Panama Battalion,

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