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Into the jet age : conflict and change in naval aviation, 1945-1975 : an oral history /
edited by E.T. Wooldridge ; foreword by John S. McCain.
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Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c1995.
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xxiii, 321 p. : ill., maps.
ISBN
1557509328 (alk. paper)
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Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c1995.
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1557509328 (alk. paper)
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1247986
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-310) and index.
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Table of Contents
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Transition to the Jet Agep. 8
Doing It in Rotationp. 14
We Get Ours at Nightp. 22
Flying with the Bluesp. 45
Carriers for the Jet Age - Angled Decks, Steam Cats, and Mirrorsp. 54
1958 - The Transition Yearp. 64
The TFX - One Plane for Allp. 74
The F/A-18 - Strike/Fighter for the Twenty-first Century?p. 84
"Bickering Is Still the Rule; Unanimity Is Non-Existent"p. 100
The Revolt of the Admiralsp. 106
Crisis, Controversy, and Deceptionp. 111
A Sailor's Views on National Securityp. 129
Korea - The Carrier Warp. 150
The Black Sheep in Koreap. 169
Korean Knightp. 183
At the Brink - The Cuban Missile Crisisp. 208
You Only Go Around Oncep. 219
The Enterprise in WestPacp. 236
Vietnam - The Final Chapterp. 256
App. A. Naval Aviation and Organization: 1945-1975p. 291
App. B. Glossary of Terms and Abbreviationsp. 297
App. C. Selected Bibliographyp. 308
Indexp. 311
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