History of United States Naval Aviation Author:Archibald Turnbull Vintage Hardcover — In its Naval Aviation the United States has a unique weapon, one that really has no counterpart anywhere. This is a primary source of our military strength and the envy of every other military power. The story of the development of Naval Aviation to its present advanced state is well worth study, for it illuminates the means... more » by which we have retained control of the world's seas over which must pass the raw materials of our industrial strength.
This history is not an official history. It does not reflect, and should not be taken as reflecting, the views of the Navy Department. The records of the Department have been made available to the historians with the understanding that they might and should, report their findings and express whatever conclusions they may have reached.
I believe the results have justified this process, and that military as well as civilian readers will profit from this study.