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Cruise Books of the United States Navy in World War II
A Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 2


Naval Aviation Unit Cruise Books

Naval Air Cadet Training

For Preflight Training, see Naval Officer Training Section.

Naval Air Cadet Training Program, Corpus Christi, Texas

Mark I of the Slipstream, 1941. Cover: The Slipstream. J. W. Logan and D. R. Coe, eds. The Aviation Cadets, USNAS Corpus Christi, publisher. N.p., 1942. 190 pp. plus advertising section, blue and cream hardcover with blue printing, 31.2 x 23.5 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, PNAM. This is the first edition of the Slipstream.

The Slipstream Mark II. Cover: The Slipstream. J. A. Smith, R. W. Alexander, and J. R. Morris, eds. Aviation Cadet Regiment, USNAS, Corpus Christi, publisher. N.p., 1942. 256 pp. plus advertising section, cream and blue hardcover with blue printing and logo, 31.2 x 23.8 cm, photos, ports., roster. PNAM.

The Mark III Slipstream. Cover: The Slipstream. D. R. Simmons, R. D. Royal, and L. Townsend, eds. Aviation Cadet Regiment, U.S. Naval Air Training Center, Corpus Christi, Tex., publisher. N.p., [1943?]. 314 pp. plus advertising section, cream and blue hardcover with blue printing and logo, 31.3 x 23.4 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, PNAM.

The Slipstream Mark IV Edition. Cover: The Slipstream. Cy Altman, ed. Aviation Cadet Regiment, U.S. Naval Air Training Center, Corpus Christi, publisher. N.p., [1944?]. 334 pp. plus advertising section, cream and blue hardcover with blue printing and logo, 31.2 x 23.6 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, PNAM.

The Slipstream Mark V Edition Presents U.S. Naval Aviation at War. Cover: The Slipstream. L. A. Merritt, Jr., S. A. Lindsey, and D. N. Sharp, Jr., eds. Cadet Regiment, U.S. Naval Air Training Center, Corpus Christi, publisher. Montgomery, Ala.: Paragon Press [1945?]. 359 pp., cream and blue hardcover with blue printing and logo, 31.3 x 23.8 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, PNAM. This is the latest edition in PNAM.

Naval Air Cadet Training Program, Pensacola, Florida

The Flight Jacket, 1940 Yearbook. Cover (on spine): The Flight Jacket, 1940. William M. Wood, ed. Aviation Cadet Battalion, U.S. Naval Air Station, Pensacola, publisher. N.p., 1940. 94 leaves, embossed white and brown hardcover, 31.3 x 23.6 cm, photos, ports., roster. PNAM.

The Aviation Cadet Regiments of the U.S. Naval Air Stations at Pensacola and Jacksonville, Fla. Present Volume VI of the Flight Jacket, 1941. Cover (on spine): The Flight Jacket, 1941. Anon. Aviation Cadet Battalion, U.S. Naval Air Stations at Pensacola and Jacksonville, publisher. N.p., 1941. 142 leaves, brown and blue hardcover with logo, 31.4 x 23.5 cm, photos, ports., roster. PNAM.

The Flight Jacket, 1942. Cover: Flight Jacket for 1942. Anon. Birmingham: Alabama Engraving Co., 1942. 185 pp., embossed blue hardcover with red printing, 31.4 x 23.7 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL. The 1943 Flight Jacket, Mark I Edition, USN Air Training Center, Pensacola, Florida. Cover: Flight Jacket, 1943, Mark I. A. A. Carlson, ed. Air Cadet Battalion NAS, Pensacola, Fla., publisher. N.p., 1943. 186 pp. plus advertising section, tan hardcover with blue, white, and brown printing, 31.4 x 23.7 cm, photos, ports., roster. PNAM.

The 1943 Flight Jacket, Mark I Edition, USN Air Training Center, Pensacola, Florida. Cover: Flight Jacket, 1943, Mark I. A. A. Carlson, ed. Air Cadet Battalion NAS, Pensacola, Fla., publisher. N.p., 1943. 186 pp. plus advertising section, tan hardcover with blue, white and brown printing, 31.4 x 23.7 cm, photos, ports., roster. PNAM.

The 1943 Flight Jacket, Mark II Edition, USN Air Training Center, Pensacola, Florida. Cover: Flight Jacket, 1943, Mark II. A. A. Carlson, ed. Air Cadet Battalion NAS, Pensacola, publisher. N.p., 1943. 227 pp. plus advertising section, cream and brown hardcover with blue printing, 31.3 x 23.8 cm, photos, ports., roster. PNAM. The Flight Jacket of the Pensacola Naval Air Cadets was discontinued for the duration of WW II after the 1943 Mark II edition.