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US Navy PBY Catalina units of the Pacific War

Louis B. Dorny

US Navy PBY Catalina units of the Pacific War

by Louis B. Dorny

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Published by Osprey in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- Aviation.,
  • Catalina (Seaplane),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementLouis B. Dorny ; [artist Jim Laurier].
    SeriesOsprey combat aircraft -- 62
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.R4 D67 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19968833M
    ISBN 101841769118
    ISBN 109781841769110
    LC Control Number2008271455

    US Navy Pby Catalina Units of the Pacific War (Paperback). Although designed in the mids and in squadron service several years prior to the Pearl /5(K). Consolidated PBY Catalina» Propeller (Aircraft) Reviews We don't know about any reviews for this book US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Pacific War (#62) by Louis Dorny, Jim Laurier.

    Dorney, Louis B. US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Pacific War. Botley, Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, ISBN ; Hagedorn, Dan. Central American and Caribbean Air Forces. Air-Britain. ISBN ; Hendrie, Andrew. Flying Cats: The Catalina Aircraft in World War II. Annapolis, MD: US Naval Institute Press,   Units of the Atlantic War has 32 color plane drawings, Units of the Pacific War has 31 The combat history of the PBY Catalina in every theater of the war is more interesting than one would consider. The PBY books revealed information that I had not considered about the valuable contribution these planes made toward defeating Germany and Japan."/5(3).

      Read "US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Pacific War" by Louis B Dorny available from Rakuten Kobo. Deadly in its primary role as a submarine hunter, the PBY Catalina was the scourge of the Imperial Japanese Navy's subma 5/5. The Catalina was the standard patrol plane for the Allies, serving in every maritime theater of the exploits were legendary. A Catalina located the Bismark in mid-Atlantic after it had broken contact with radar-equipped British nas from Midway carried out a night torpedo attack on approaching Japanese troop transports using improvised racks and crews that had never.


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