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Pistons to Jets

Cover(2.0 mb file, download as a .pdf)

Table of Contents and Introduction (Pages 
i-2, 1.3 mb file, download as a .pdf)

Chapter 1, Beginnings (Pages 3-5, 1.2 mb 
file, download as a .pdf)

Beginnings (continued) (Pages 6-9, 1.3 mb 
file, download as .pdf)

Beginnings (continued) (Pages 10-12, 1.3 mb 
file, download as .pdf)

Korea (Pages 13-15, 1.3 mb file, download 
as .pdf)

Korea (continued) (Pages 16-18, 1.1 mb file, 
download as .pdf)

Chapter II: Tactical Jet Missions, Nuclear 
Warfare, Vietnam, Top Gun, Search and Rescue 
and Reactionary Air Strikes (Pages 18-28, 
989 kb file, download as .pdf)

Air Warfare; Chapter III:Power Projection, 
First Hornet Squadron, Grenada and Lebanon 
(Pages 29-36, 1.1 mb file, download as .pdf)

Inside back cover (Page 37, 1.1 mb file, 
download as .pdf)

Back cover (color, 448 kb file, download as .pdf)

NOTE: This monograph has been out of print for several years and paper copies are no longer available through the Government Printing Office. This electronic version has been placed on the Naval Historical Center's home page because it is an excellent reference source for information about the Naval Air Reserve and history. As an electronic document, there is a compromise between picture quality and the capability of the optical-character-reader software to correctly identify the text in the monograph, which results in the picture quality being less than optimum.

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17 September 1999