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Rosie, Wendy, and Government Girls: The women behind the war

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 13:53:19 +0000
Topic:
American History  Search this
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Dogfight over Tokyo the final air battle of the Pacific and the last four men to die in World War II John Wukovits

Author:
Wukovits, John F. 1944-  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Carrier Air Group 88  Search this
United States Navy Airmen  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates illustrations, map, portraits 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pacific Ocean
Date:
2019
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
HISTORY / Military / World War II  Search this
HISTORY / Military / United States  Search this
HISTORY / Military / Aviation  Search this
Armed Forces--Airmen  Search this
Military campaigns  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--American  Search this
Military operations, Naval--American  Search this
Fighter plane combat  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations--Japanese  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations--United States  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113291

Early U.S. Navy carrier raids, February-April 1942 : five operations that tested a new dimension of American air power / David Lee Russell

Author:
Russell, David Lee 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 197 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Case studies
History
Place:
Pacific Area
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Air power (Military science)  Search this
Raids (Military science)  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106115

Topgun : an American story / Dan Pedersen

Title:
Top gun
Author:
Pedersen, Dan 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Pedersen, Dan 1935-  Search this
Navy Fighter Weapons School (U.S.)  Search this
Navy Fighter Weapons School (U.S.) History  Search this
United States Navy Officers  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Personal narratives
History
Autobiographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
Topic:
Fighter pilots  Search this
Fighter plane combat--History  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109143

Setting the rising sun : Halsey's aviators strike Japan, summer 1945 / Kevin A. Mahoney

Title:
Halsey's carriers strike Japan, summer 1945
Author:
Mahoney, Kevin A.  Search this
Subject:
Halsey, William F (William Frederick) 1882-1959  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 325 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104683

Aboard the Bon Homme Richard CV-31 during World War II with VF(N)91 / by Roy L. Word, Jr

Title:
Aboard the Bon Homme Richard with VF(N)91
Illustrator:
Word, Roy L.  Search this
Author:
Bon Homme Richard (Aircraft carrier) Almanac  Search this
Bon Homme Richard (Aircraft carrier) Morning alert  Search this
Subject:
Word, Roy L  Search this
United States Navy Aviation machinists  Search this
Bon Homme Richard (Aircraft carrier)  Search this
Physical description:
57 leaves, 36 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Caricatures and cartoons
Date:
1992
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088352

Rear Admiral Larry Chambers, USN : first African American to command an aircraft carrier / Ric Murphy

Title:
First African American to command an aircraft carrier
Author:
Murphy, Ric  Search this
Subject:
Chambers, Larry 1929-  Search this
United States Navy Officers  Search this
United States Navy African Americans  Search this
Midway (Attack aircraft carrier)  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 220 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
20th century
Topic:
Admirals  Search this
African American sailors--Social conditions  Search this
African American sailors--Civil rights--History  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Naval operations, American  Search this
History, Naval  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089054

Ask a Curator Day: Indulge your curiosity, history nerds!

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:12:36 +0000
Topic:
American History  Search this
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Never call me a hero : a legendary American dive-bomber pilot remembers the Battle of Midway / N. Jack "Dusty" Kleiss, with Timothy and Laura Orr

Author:
Kleiss, N. Jack 1916-2016  Search this
Orr, Timothy J.  Search this
Orr, Laura Lawfer  Search this
Subject:
Kleiss, N. Jack 1916-2016  Search this
United States Navy Scouting Squadron Six  Search this
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6)  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimile ; 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Autobiographies
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
Topic:
Midway, Battle of, 1942  Search this
Dive bomber pilots  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1080065

Steichen at war / [compiled] by Christopher Phillips

Author:
Steichen, Edward 1879-1973  Search this
Phillips, Christopher  Search this
United States Naval Aviation Photographic Unit  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Aviation  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_809933

Lake Michigan's aircraft carriers / Paul M. Somers

Author:
Somers, Paul M  Search this
Subject:
Sable (Ship)  Search this
Wolverine (Ship)  Search this
United States Navy Aviation History  Search this
Physical description:
128 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Michigan, Lake
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Air pilots, Military--Training of  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_814104

Over the beach : the air war in Vietnam / Zalin Grant

Author:
Grant, Zalin  Search this
Subject:
Oriskany (Aircraft carrier)  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 343 p. : map ; 17 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
1988, c1986
Topic:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Call number:
PS3557.R276 O8 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701080

The Independence light aircraft carriers / by Andrew Faltum

Author:
Faltum, Andrew 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Independence (Aircraft carrier : CV 22)  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Pacific Area
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Call number:
V874.3 .F3523 2002X
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_710052

Flattop fighting in World War II : the battles between American and Japanese aircraft carriers / by Patrick Degan

Author:
Degan, Patrick  Search this
Physical description:
v, 318 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pacific Area
United States
Japan
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, Japanese  Search this
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Japanese  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_710387

Flight deck : a pictorial essay of a day in the life of an Airdale, with first-person commentary / by Edward Atkins

Author:
Atkins, Edward  Search this
Subject:
Antietam (Aircraft carrier)  Search this
Physical description:
766 p. : chiefly ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Personal narratives, American
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Call number:
D774.A58 A85 2001
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_742328

Angel on the yardarm : the beginnings of fleet radar defense and the kamikaze threat / John Monsarrat

Author:
Monsarrat, John 1912-1995  Search this
Subject:
Monsarrat, John 1912-1995  Search this
Langley (Aircraft carrier : CVL-27)  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 188 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Place:
Pacific Ocean
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Sailors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_766692

Battle-tested : carrier aviation in Afghanistan and Iraq / Rebecca Grant

Author:
Grant, Rebecca  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Aviation  Search this
Physical description:
v, 214 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Naval aviation  Search this
Aircraft carriers  Search this
Afghan War, 2001---Aerial operations, American  Search this
Afghan War, 2001---Naval operations, American  Search this
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Naval operations, American  Search this
Call number:
VG90 .G73 2005
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_779949

Carrier air war : in original WWII color / Robert Lawson & Barrett Tillman

Author:
Lawson, Robert L  Search this
Tillman, Barrett  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Aviation History  Search this
Physical description:
176 p. : col. ill. ; 27 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
Topic:
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_512200

Carrier operations / by Edward J. Marolda

Author:
Marolda, Edward J  Search this
Physical description:
158 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
[c1987]
Topic:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Aircraft carriers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_535650

Carrier warfare in the Pacific : an oral history collection / edited by E.T. Wooldridge

Author:
Wooldridge, E. T  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 309 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Pacific Ocean
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Call number:
D769.45.C37 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_447519

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