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5 edition of U.S. Navy PB4Y-1 (B-24) Liberator squadrons in Great Britain during World War II found in the catalog.

U.S. Navy PB4Y-1 (B-24) Liberator squadrons in Great Britain during World War II

by Alan C. Carey

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Published by Schiffer Military History in Atglen, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic Ocean.,
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy. Fleet Air Wing 7.,
    • B-24 bomber.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Registers of dead.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 155) and index.

      Other titlesUnited States Navy PB4Y-1 (B-24) Liberator squadrons in Great Britain during World War II
      StatementAlan C. Carey.
      GenreRegisters of dead.
      SeriesA Schiffer military history book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD790 .C2688 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3575986M
      ISBN 10076431775X
      LC Control Number2002116679

        These Navy PB4Y Liberators became deadly hunter-killer aircraft and destroyed more than 1, enemy vessels. This new book covers the aircraft and history of all PB4Y-1 squadrons, as well as their most significant combat operations. Interior of U.S. Navy PB4Y-1 Liberator bomber in Marianas Islands during World War Two. Pilot at controls in PB4Y His hand on the throttles. Instrument panel visible. Navigator shooting sunlines with sextant in top canopy. Radio operator tuning radios. Copilot in his seat in cockpit. Navigator charting aircraft position and course using.

        Consolidated PB4Y-1 Liberator U.S. Navy. One of three navy squadrons operating the Liberator (VB, VB and VB). Operating from RAF Dunkeswell,Devon. Flying anti-submarine patrols over the Bay of : K. Carey. This heavily illustrated book examines the vital operations of U.S. Navy Fleet Air Wing Seven (FAW-7) - which flew the Navy version of the B Liberator out of Dunkeswell and Upottery, England - during World War II, including unrelenting search-and-destroy missions to keep German U-boats from operating in the Bay of Biscay and the English Channel, convoy escort duties, and conventional.

      This is a revised and expanded second edition that examines United States Navy patrol and bombing squadrons equipped with the Consolidated B Liberator (PB4Y-1) and its successor, the Consolidated-Vultee PB4Y-2 Privateer. The author's previous book, We Flew Alone, discussed the Navy's use of the B Liberator from February to September. For your consideration is this extremely scarce WWII War Department Next of Kin Certificate for U.S. Navy Ensign, Don Manley Lyons, the pilot of a downed U.S. Navy PB4Y-1 "Liberator" aircraft. These aircraft were used solely for Anti-Submarine warfare in the Battle of the Atlantic - specifically in the Bay of Biscay, and the English Channel.


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The U.S. Navy had been using Bs with only minor modifications as the PB4Y-1 Liberator, and along with maritime patrol Bs used by RAF Coastal Command this type of patrol plane had been quite successful. A fully navalized design was seen as advantageous, and Consolidated Aircraft developed a purpose-built long-range patrol bomber in Manufacturer: Consolidated Aircraft.

The Author has produced an excellent history on Navy PB4Y-1 Squadrons in England during WW II. The book is profusely illustrated with superb images of the men, bases and aircraft the Navy flew during WW subject is not well known but the author has done an excellent job in researching the Navy's role in searching for German submarines in the European theater and has produced an easily 5/5.

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NOTE: The US Navy designator for the B Liberator, Models D to M was PB4Y-1, with no sub-identity to tell you what you were looking US Navy BDs had the "greenhouse" replaced with an ERCO ball turret & chin bombing sight, and later models mostly had the CVAC turret similarly replaced, thus making it difficult to pick a model anyway.

The Navy squadrons receiving the PB4Y-1 Liberators, while initially having the old "VP" squadron identification attached from the PBY's, were known as "VB" squadrons until September 30th, From October 1st, forward, all Liberator and later Privateer squadrons were known as.

Caption: U.S. Navy Aircraft: PB4Y Navy Patrol Bomber, PB4Y-1, “Liberator”. Photograph received July U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the. Schiffer Publishing U.S. Navy PB4Y-1 (B) Liberator Squadrons: in Great Britain during World War II - Alan Carey's new book, his fifth on USN and USMC bomber units of the Second World War, is the story of U.S.

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(/12/06). U.S. Navy PB4Y-1 (B) Liberator Squadrons: In Great Britain During World War II (Schiffer Military History Book) (A Schiffer Military History Book) by Carey, Alan C. at - ISBN X - ISBN - Schiffer Publishing Ltd (US) - - Softcover. Navy, Pilot of PB4Y-1 Liberator Bureau Number Background Van Voorhis was born on Janu in Aberdeen, Washington and grew up in Nevada.

He was appointed to the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in June and graduated on June 6. U.S. Navy PB4Y-1 (B) Liberator Squadrons in Great Britain by Alan C. Carey: Books by Alan C. Carey Consolidated-Vultee PB4Y-2 Privateer Above an Angry Sea: United States B Liberator and PB4Y-2 Privateer Operations in the Pacific (October to August ) .Maintenance on the Erco nose turret of an U.S Navy PB4Y-1 Liberator at NAS Norfolk Virginia, 3 Site statistics: Photos of World War II: over aircraft: 63 models tanks: 59 models vehicles: 59 models guns: 3 models units: 2 ships: 47 WW2 battlefields - 12 weapon models: equipment: people: books in reference section: over U.S.

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