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Admiral William A. Moffett: Architect of Naval Aviation (Smithsonian History of Aviation and Spaceflight Series)

By: Trimble, William F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39747

ISBN: 1560983205

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "In World War I, he was commander of the Great Lakes Naval Training Center near Chicago, where he established an aviator training program. While commanding the battleship USS Mississippi (1918–1921) he supported the creation of a scout plane unit on the ship. Although not himself a flyer, Moffett became known as the "Air Admiral" for his leadership of the Navy's Bu... View more info