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BooksBOOKs: TITLE: "The Forgotten Heroes - The Story of Rescue Squadron VH-3 in World War II by Don Sweet SweetUsn@aol.com...WEBSITE: http://hometown.aol.com/sweetusn/index.html [23FEB2001]

UPDATE "...Book contains background history leading up to the formation of Dumbo squadrons such as VH-3. The contribution of the survivors of Patrol Wing Ten in the development of a squadron dedicated to saving the lives of military pilots, etc. Cost: $25.00 pluse $5.00 S&H. Please contact D. H. Sweet SweetUsn@aol.com, P.O. Box 103, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423..." [06SEP2001]

BooksBOOKs: Title: "PBY: The Catalina Flying Boat" by Creed, Roscoe. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1986. 351 pp. This definitive study, first published in 1985, pulls together in a single volume all of the aircraft's fascinating facts. The author carefully analyzes the PBY's dual use in the war as a plane of mercy and as a bomber, and he chronicles the flying boat's contributions in peacetime. Squadrons mentioned include: VP-2, VP-5, VP-6, VP-7, VP-9, VP-10, VP-11, VP-12, VP-14, VP-21, VP-22, VP-23, VP-24, VP-31, VP-32, VP-33, VP-34, VP-41, VP-42, VP-43, VP-44, VP-45, VP-51, VP-52, VP-54, VP-61, VP-62, VP-63, VP-71, VP-72, VP-73, VP-74, VP-81, VP-83, VP-84, VP-101, VP-102, FAW-3, FAW-4, FAW-5, FAW-7, FAW-9, FAW-15, FAW-16, FAW-17, CPW-1, CPW-2, CPW-3, CPW-4, CPW-5, CPW-7, CPW-8, and CPW-10. [29MAR2001]

BooksBOOKs: Title: "None More Courageous", by Stewart H. Holbrook, published in 1942 by The Macmillan Co. It is a collection of short war stories. one of the stories is of PatWing 10, called "Patwing Ten's Life And Times". it lists the men who were decorated and promoted for there actions during that short time period. Contributed by Tim Morris timlinda65@gmail.com [22JUL99]

BooksBOOKs: Title: "In the Hands of Fate: The Story of Patrol Wing Ten 8 December 1941-11 May 1942 " by Dwight Messimer [21AUG99]

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