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A History of U.S. Naval Aviation

Table of Contents

Chapter I     The Beginning of Aviation
Chapter II    History of Pre-War Naval Aviation
Chapter III   World War Organization and Personnel
Chapter IV    United States Naval Aircraft Factory
Chapter V     United States Naval Aviation in France
Chapter VI    United States Naval Aviation in the British Isles
Chapter VII   United States Naval Aviation in Italy
Chapter VIII  The Northern Bombing Group
Chapter IX    Marine Corps Aviation
Chapter X     The Trans-Atlantic Flight
Chapter XI    Development of Heavier-than-air Craft
Chapter XII   Development of Lighter-than-air Craft

NOTE: This monograph, The History of U.S. Naval Aviation, has been out of print for many years and paper copies are no longer available through the Naval Aviation History Branch or the Government Printing Office. This electronic version has been placed on the Naval Historical Center's homepage because it is an excellent reference source for information about a early Naval Aviation in general. The document is also available on CD-ROM. See the Origins, General Information and Publications page for the Naval Aviation History Branch on how to order the CD-ROM.

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14 November 2000