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Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons Volume 2:

 

The History of VP, VPB, VP(H) and VP(AM) Squadrons

 

Table of Contents

Title page, About the Author, Contents, Foreword, Preface and Acknowledgements 

Chapter 1: Origins of Navy Patrol Aviation, 1911 to 1920s 

Chapter 2: Guidelines for Navy Aviation Squadron Lineage and Insignia 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (1st VP-1 to 2nd VP-4)  

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (2nd VP-5 to 2nd VP-8) 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (2nd VP-9 to 3rd VP-17) 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (3rd VP-18 to 1st VP-22) 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (3rd VP-22 to 3rd VP-25) 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories(2nd VP-26 to 1st VP-29) 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (2nd VP-29 to 1st VP-40)  

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (2nd VP-40 to 3rd VP-45) 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (VP-46 to 2nd VP-48) 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (VP-49 to 3rd VP-61) 

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (1st VP-62 to VP-90)  

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (2nd VP-91 to VP-133)  

Chapter 3: Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories (VP-142 to VP-153) 

Chapter 4: Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories (VPB-1 to VPB-16) 

Chapter 4: Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories (VPB-17 to VPB-29)  

Chapter 4: Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories (VPB-33 to VPB-54) 

Chapter 4: Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories (VPB-61 to VPB-103) 

Chapter 4: Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories (VPB-105 to VPB-118) 

Chapter 4: Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories (VPB-121 to VPB-141) 

Chapter 4: Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories (VPB-145 to VPB-203) 

Chapter 4: Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories (VPB-206 to VPB-216) 

Chapter 5: Heavy Patrol Squadrons (Landplane) (VP-HL) Histories 

Chapter 6: Amphibian Patrol Squadrons (VP-AM) Histories 

Note: For histories of VB, VP(ML), and VP(MS) squadrons see Appendix 7 for a cross reference to those units.

Appendix 1: Aircraft Data--Technical Information and Drawings (DT to P3M-1/2) 

Appendix 1: Aircraft Data--Technical Information and Drawings (P4M-1 Mercator to PV-2 Harpoon)

Appendix 2: A Summary of Patrol Aircraft Ordnance Equipment 

Appendix 3: Submarines Sunk by Patrol Aircraft During World War II 

Appendix 4: Air to Air Claims and Credits for Navy and Marine Corps Patrol Type Aircraft During World War II

Appendix 5: Seaplane Tender Listings  

Appendix 6: Patrol Squadron Shore Establishments 

Appendix 7: Lineage Listings for VP, VB, VPB, VP(HL), VP(ML), VP(MS) and VP(AM) Squadrons 

Appendix 8: Listing of Reserve VP Squadrons, February 1946 to January 1968 

Appendix 9: Medal of Honor Recipients for Patrol Aviation 

Appendix 10: Patrol Squadron Korean War Deployments 

Appendix 11: Patrol Squadron Vietnam Deployments (1964-1972) 

Appendix 12: Patrol Squadron Persian Gulf Deployments (1990-1991) 

Appendix 13: Organization and Deployment of Patrol Wings (Fleet Air Wings) 1918-Present 

Appendix 14: Reserve Patrol Squadron Call-Ups in the Post-WWII Period 

Glossary 

Bibliography 

Index of Patrol Squadron Histories and Aircraft Data

 

Print version (combined chapters) 18.2 MB PDF

Published: Mon Aug 07 09:18:27 EDT 2017