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United States Naval History: A Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 1



SPECIAL SUBJECTS

Aircraft


Brown, Eric. Wings of the Navy: Flying Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War Two. Edited by William Green and Gordon Swanborough. New York: Jane's Pub. Co., 1980. 176 pp.

Creed, Roscoe. PBY: The Catalina Flying Boat. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1986. 351 pp.

Elliott, John M. The Official Monogram U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Aircraft Color Guide. Boylston, Mass: Monogram Aviation Publications, 1987. 3 vols.

Vol. 1, 1911-1939; Vol. 2, 1940-1949; Vol. 3, 1950-1959.

Hezlet, Sir Arthur R. Aircraft and Sea Power. London: P. Davies, 1970. 370 pp.

Hook, Thomas S. Shenandoah Saga: A Narrative of the U.S. Navy's Pioneering Large Rigid Airships. Famous Airships Series. Annapolis: Air Show Publishers, 1973. 208 pp.

----. Sky Ship: The Akron Era. Famous Airships Series. Annapolis: Air Show Publishers, 1976. 148 pp.

Jane's All the World's Aircraft. New York: Various Publishers, 1909-.

Standard annual publication containing technical data on types of aircraft, guided missiles, rockets and space vehicles.

Johnson, Brian. Fly Navy: The History of Naval Aviation. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1981. 383 pp.

Originally published in 1977.

Knott, Richard C. The American Flying Boat: An Illustrated History. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1979. 262 pp.

-----. Black Cat Raiders of World War II. Annapolis: Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co., 1981. 198 pp.

Larkins, William T. U.S. Navy Aircraft, 1921-1941. Concord, Calif.: Aviation History Publications, 1961. 391 pp.

MacDonald, Scot. Evolution of Aircraft Carriers. Washington: GPO, 1964. 73 pp.

Matt, Paul R., comp. United States Navy and Marine Corps Fighters, 1918-1962. Los Angeles: Aero Publishers, 1962. 248 pp.

Polmar, Norman. Aircraft Carriers: A Graphic History of Carrier Aviation and Its Influence on World Events. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1969. 788 pp.

Price, Alfred. Aircraft Versus Submarine: The Evolution of the Anti-Submarine Aircraft, 1912-1972. London: William Kimber & Co.; Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1973. 268 pp.

Rausa, Rosario. Skyraider: The Douglas A-1 "Flying Dump Truck.&quot. Annapolis: Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co., 1982. 239 pp.

Robinson, Douglas H., and Charles L. Keller. "Up Ship!": A History of the U.S. Navy's Rigid Airships 1919-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1982. 236 pp.

Skiera, Joseph A. Aircraft Carriers in Peace and War. New York: Watts, 1965. 296 pp.

Smith, Richard K. The Airships Akron & Macon: Flying Aircraft Carriers of the United States Navy. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1965. 228 pp.

Swansborough, Gordon, and Peter M. Bowers. United States Navy Aircraft Since 1911. 3d ed. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1990. 612 pp.

First published in 1968 by Funk & Wagnalls.

Tillman, Barrett. Avenger at War. New York: Scribner, 1980. 128 pp.

-----. Corsair: The F4U in World War II and Korea. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1979. 219 pp.

-----. The Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1976. 232 pp.

-----. Hellcat: The F6F in World War II. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1979. 265 pp.

-----. MIG Master: The Story of the F-8 Crusader. Annapolis: Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co., 1980. 224 pp.

-----. The Wildcat in WWII. Annapolis: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Co., 1983. 270 pp.

Vaeth, J. Gordon. Blimps and U-boats: U.S. Navy Airships in the Battle of the Atlantic. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1992. 230 pp.