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    • [PDF File] Patrol Aviation in the Pacific in WW II - NHHC

      https://www.history.navy.mil/content/dam/nhhc/browse-by-topic/commemorations/commemorations-toolkits/wwii/articles-on-world-war-ii-naval-aviation/pdf/ww2-19.pdf

      NavalAviation n WW II. Bymid-December, PatWing- 0was reduced to less than one squadron of operable aircraft. C p ain F. D. Wag-ner, the Wing Commander aboard the tender Chills, deployed south. The wing successively op rated from Balik-papan, Borneo; Menado, Celebes; finally arriving atSoerabaja, Java, on December 21.

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    • [PDF File] F4U Corsair - Operational Summary - WWII

      https://www.aviatorsdatabase.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/F4U-Corsair-summary.pdf

      Corsair aboard a carrier took place September 25, 1942, the Navy did not begin carrier operations with the planes until late 1944. The first Marine Air Group, MASG-48, was assigned its first carrier, USS Block Island on February 4, 1945. A Marine Squadron, VMF 124, however, began operating from the USS Essex December 28, 1944.

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    • The Battle of Midway - JSTOR

      https://www.jstor.org/stable/44638333

      their aircraft carriers were sunk, as against just one of the Ameri-cans'. Most dramatically, three of the Japanese carriers were de-stroyed in a span of just two minutes, and only minutes before those carriers were to have launched their own attack against the American carrier fleet. On 4 June 1942, Japan's offensive naval air power was

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    • [PDF File] Hobbs THE BRITISH PACIFIC FLEET IN 1945 - Royal Australian …

      https://www.navy.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/Hobbs_THE_BRITISH_PACIFIC_FLEET_IN_1945.pdf

      The USS Saratoga was lent to the British Eastern Fleet in 1944 and her squadrons passed on the latest USN strike warfare techniques to the growing number of carrier squadrons in the Indian Ocean. When it arrived in Sydney in February 1945 the BPF had rapidly to assimilate the USN’s tactics, signal codes and procedures.

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    • [PDF File] USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum Additional Historic …

      https://www.uss-hornet.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Website-Extended-Info-Doolittle-Raid.pdf

      from Japan than planned. The weather conditions were miserable with rain, 20-knot gusting winds and huge waves that occasionally crashed over the bow. While none of the B-25 pilots, including Doolittle, had ever taken off from an aircraft carrier before, all 16 planes were launched safely in one hour. They then flew single-file at almost wave

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    • [PDF File] A Collection of Articles on Naval Aviation in World War II - NHHC

      https://www.history.navy.mil/content/dam/nhhc/browse-by-topic/commemorations/commemorations-toolkits/wwii/articles-on-world-war-ii-naval-aviation/pdf/ww2-11.pdf

      Aircraft radar let carrier fighters, like these Hellcats, operate against night- flying Japanese attackers. sential for successful strikes. This led to changes in the aircraft mix in carrier air groups, giving fighter aircraft more emphasis. Newer fighters - the F6F Hellcat and F4U Corsair - unlike ear-

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    • Burma Banzai: The Air War in Burma through Japanese Eyes

      https://scholars.wlu.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1097&context=cmh

      Historical Background. Burma emerged as a major operational arena following the succession of Allied defeats and retreats in late 1941 inflicted by Japanese forces bent on conquering India. They swept through. Canadian Military History, Volume 11, Number 2, Spring 2002, pp.53-59. Published by Scholars Commons @ Laurier, 2002.

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    • [PDF File] LOSSES IN THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY JUNE 3-7, 1942

      https://immf-midway.com/docs/losses.pdf

      Nakajima B5N2, "Kate" Carrier Attack Plane Lost in Midway Air Strike: 6 Lost in Combat Air Patrol: 12 Lost in Attacks Against U.S. Carriers: 24 Lost with Carriers when They Sunk: 219 TOTAL: 261 Fighters Being Ferried Lost: 21 Seaplanes Lost: 10 TOTAL: 31 Bomber Douglas TBD-1, "Devastator" Torpedo Bomber Shore Based Aircraft Lost:

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    • Naval Tactics and the Introduction of the Aircraft Carrier

      https://scholarlycommons.obu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1033&context=history

      For more information, please contact. mortensona@obu.edu. Ouachita Baptist University. Naval Tactics and the Introduction of the Aircraft Carrier. By: Jackson Carter. Dr. Bethany Hicks. December 17, 2014 For many, the story of World War 2 is a war that centers on Europe and the destruction of.

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    • [PDF File] Battle of Midway - NHHC

      https://www.history.navy.mil/content/dam/nhhc/browse-by-topic/War%20and%20Conflict/WWII/midway-170519.pdf

      Only one aircraft is lost to enemy fire, and Navy planes sink three Japanese ships and damage ten. President Franklin D. Roosevelt calls the raid “the best day’s work we’ve had.” Five weeks later, on 18 April 1942, Hornet (CV-8), with Enterprise (CV-6) riding shotgun, launches 16 Army Air Force B-25 bombers 650 miles from Japan.

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    • Replacing Batleships with Aircraft Carriers in the Pacific in World …

      https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1318&context=nwc-review

      a coauthor of Innovation in Carrier Aviation (2011) and American & British Aircraft Carrier Develop-ment, 1919–1941 (1999). Naval War College Review, Winter 2013, Vol. 66, No. 1 Thomas C. Hone REPLACING BATTLESHIPS WITH AIRCRAFT CARRIERS IN THE PACIFIC IN WORLD WAR II T his is a case study of operational and tactical …

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    • [PDF File] 1945 January 29-February 4 Aircraft carriers rule the Pacific

      https://www.lacrosselibrary.org/sites/default/files/u117/05-aircraft_carriers_rule_the_pacific.pdf

      ice’s ship, the U.S.S. Intrepid, was one of 17 Essex-class aircraft carriers commissioned during World War II. Each of these 17 ships was home to 3,500 men and 100 aircraft.8 Japan had just 22 aircraft carriers during World War II.9 Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher, the commander of Bice's task force, was born in Hillsboro, Wisconsin. He

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    • [PDF File] Carrier Deployments by Year - NHHC

      https://www.history.navy.mil/content/dam/nhhc/research/histories/naval-aviation/dictionary-of-american-naval-aviation-squadrons-volume-1/pdfs/Appendx3.pdf

      * The carrier deployed with VF-84, VC-4 and VS-27 but did not have an assigned air group. Major Overseas Deployments for 1954 Date of Date of Air Area of Departure Return Wing Carrier Operation 04 Jan 1954 04 Aug 1954 CVG-6 CVA 41 Med 03 Feb 1954 06 Aug 1954 CVG-14 CVA 15 Med 03 Mar 1954 11 Oct 1954 CVG-12 CVA 21 WestPac ...

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    • [PDF File] Valor in the Paciļ¬c - NHHC

      https://www.history.navy.mil/content/dam/museums/nmusn/PDFs/Education/What%20Happened%20at%20Pearl%20Harbor.pdf

      Eventually, Japan decided to attack Pearl Harbor in hopes of destroying American aircraft carriers and battleships in order to weaken the US Navy. The attack was scheduled for the morning of December 7, 1941. Timeline of Events: December 7, 1941. • 6:05- Six aircraft carriers, located 230 miles north of Pearl Harbor, begin launch with 183 planes.

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    • [PDF File] Early Raids in the Pacific Ocean - NHHC

      https://www.history.navy.mil/content/dam/nhhc/browse-by-topic/War%20and%20Conflict/WWII/Early-Raids-170407.pdf

      combination carrier attacks and bombardments. Carriers began to show their beyond-the-horizon capabilities and cruisers provided the biggest guns. U.S. Navy carrier combat operations began at 0443 1 February 1942 when Enterprise launched the first aircraft in the main air attack on Kwajalein in the southern Marshall Islands group. Very

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    • Admiral of the Fleet: Carrier Battles in WW2

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      1. Aft Deck: The area for launching aircraft. 2. Mid Deck: Only fighters can be launched for this area. (Some carrier decks are too short to have this area) The carrier can receive some aircraft when this area is occupied. 3. Forward Deck: For receiving aircraft only. The carrier can NOT receive aircraft if the aft deck is occupied.

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    • [PDF File] WING-FOLDING MECHANISM OF THE GRUMMAN WILDCAT

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      begun to recognize the tactical importance of carrier aircraft. During the 1930s the U.S. Navy did not keep up with performance advancements being made by the militaries of other nations. As world events began leading to the possibility of a major war, U.S. Naval Intelligence discovered that both Japan and Germany

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    • [PDF File] Aircraft Carriers A History Of Carrier Aviation And Its Influence On ...

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      Secret Supercarrier Only Seen Twice in WW2 France's next-generation Super Aircraft Carrier: more Bigger, Powerful and Advanced 10 Best AIRCRAFT CARRIERS In ... Japan To Get First Aircraft-Carriers Since World-War II Casablanca Class U.S. NAVY 1969 AIRCRAFT CARRIER HISTORY FILM USS LANGLEY TO USS ENTERPRISE 21504 …

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    • [PDF File] Independence (CVL 22)

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      United States entered into war with Japan following the attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Amsterdam was converted to a light aircraft carrier and renamed Independence (CV 22), later (CVL 22). Independence was the fourth military ship to carry this name, being launched August 22, 1942 and commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on January 14, 1943.

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    • [PDF File] The Early Carrier Raids: Proving Japanese - NHHC

      https://www.history.navy.mil/content/dam/nhhc/browse-by-topic/commemorations/commemorations-toolkits/wwii/articles-on-world-war-ii-naval-aviation/pdf/ww2-16.pdf

      The events. ofDecember 7, 1941, placed the United States Pacific Fleet in hethen-awkward and unanticipated position of having torely upon carrier airpower asthe principal striking arm of a battered and presumably overmatched naval force. Prewar planning for war with Japan, which had anticipated a thrust across the Pacific led by battleships ...

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    • Admiral of the Fleet: Carrier Battles in WW2

      https://cdn.akamai.steamstatic.com/steam/apps/1540360/manuals/admiralofthefleet_carrierbattle_manual.pdf?t=1616293868

      (Some carrier decks are too short to have this area) The carrier can receive some aircraft when this area is occupied. 3. Forward Deck: For receiving aircraft only. The carrier can NOT receive aircraft if the aft deck is occupied. The carrier can NOT launch aircraft if this area is occupied. 4. Hangar 5. Aircraft in the hangar 6.

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