Proceedings Magazine - July 1948 Vol. 74/7/545

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The U. S. Navy may point with well-earned pride to the history of the naval aviators who flew the night in World War II. The Black Cats, the Hunter-Killers, the Night Torpedo and attack pilots,...

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