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US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Atlantic War (Combat Aircraft #65)

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Several books have been written about US naval air patrol operations in World War II (1939-1945), but none do full justice to the role played by patrol squadrons of the US Navy in the longest, most bitterly fought campaign of the war, the Battle of the Atlantic. From the Arctic to the Equator, anti-submarine aircraft of the US Navy patrolled both sides of the stormy ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published November 28th 2006 by Osprey Publishing
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Chris
Mar 06, 2014 Chris rated it liked it
An informative and easy to read account of US PBY Catalina aircrews of the Atlantic campaign during World War Two.

The book has numerous photographs and details of the aircraft and accounts of daring rescue missions and attacks on German and Italian U-Boats.

The details needed fleshing out in some instances and after a while one attack on a submarine became very much like another but it was interesting to read and great to see so many photos of such a great looking plane.

I certainly learnt alot.
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