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first volume of this exhaustive study, published by the Naval Historical Center,
covers the history and technical
development of the various types of Navy attack squadrons from 1934 to
2000—from naval aviation’s infancy prior to World War I through Desert
Shield/Desert Storm. Contents include unit histories and lineage, operational
data and deployment history, aircraft and equipment specifications, and
coverage of afloat and shore establishments.