Download e-book for iPad: US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Pacific War (Combat by Louis B Dorny,Jim Laurier

By Louis B Dorny,Jim Laurier

ISBN-10: 1841769118

ISBN-13: 9781841769110

lethal in its fundamental position as a submarine hunter, the PBY Catalina used to be the scourge of the Imperial jap Navy's submarine strength. Its amphibious features additionally made the plane compatible to air-sea rescue, and hundreds of thousands of Allied airmen have been stored from a watery grave by way of PBY crews. utilizing own interviews, battle diaries and strive against experiences mixed with unique jap files and books, Louis B Dorny presents a view at the position of the Catalina from either facet of the struggle. Illustrated with over eighty images and color profiles detailing airplane markings, this can be the definitive heritage of an perception into the PBY's use via the U.S. military and Allied forces within the Pacific in the course of international battle 2.

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