BOOKs: Title: "VPNavy! USN, USMC, USCG and NATS Patrol Aircraft Lost or Damaged During World War II" by LCDR Douglas E. Campbell, USNR (Retired) email@example.com "VPNavy! USN, USMC, USCG and NATS Patrol Aircraft Lost or Damaged During World War II" Thousands of hours of research have culminated in this First Edition of U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard and Naval Air Transport Service patrol aircraft lost or damaged during World War II. Within these 600+ pages can be found more than 2,200 patrol aircraft across nearly 300 squadron designations; the majority of the aircraft complete with their stories of how they were lost or damaged or simply Struck Off Charge (SOC) and removed from the Navy’s inventory. Of interest to the reader may be the alphabetical Index to the 7,600+ names of Officers, aircrewmen and others mentioned in the book. Squadrons, etc. mentioned include: VB/VP/VPB, FAW, VD, VH, VJ, VMD, VR, NATS, NAS, etc. You may purchase as copy through: Lulu Press, Inc.. Contributed by LCDR Douglas E. Campbell, USNR (Retired) firstname.lastname@example.org [26FEB2018]
NOTICE: "...Anyone wishing to contribute PB4Y-2 photos taken in Alaska for a book on aviation mysteries, please respond. You will be given full credit for the use of any images used in publication. I'm also interested in information or crew photos of a VPB-122 Privateer which disappeared off the coast of Alaska in November 1945 and a VP-20 Privateer which disappeared off the coast of Alaska in November 1948...Greg Liefer email@example.com..." [04MAY2005]
"..."Aviation Mysteries of the North" published!..." Greg Liefer firstname.lastname@example.org [25JUL2011]
BOOKs: Title: "Aviation Mysteries of the North" (ISBN: 978-159433195-4) describes seventeen major aircraft disappearances in Alaska and Canada over a span of four decades. Included are the disappearances of a Navy PV-1 Ventura over Kamchatka in 1944, a PB4Y-2 near Sitka, Alaska, in December 1945, a Navy PBY-5A near NAS Dutch Harbor, Alaska in 1947 and a PB4Y-2 near NAS Kodiak, Alaska in 1948. A few squadrons mentioned include VPB-20, VPB-29, VPB-120, VPB-122, and VPB-139. All of the stories are extensively researched and well illustrated. Jump over to Publication Consultants for ordering and additional information..." Contributed by Greg Liefer email@example.com [25JUL2011]
BOOKs: "Shobun : A Forgotten War Crime in the Pacific" detailed account of the last flight of a Catalina PBY from VPB - 29, which was lost over the celebes Islands in 1944. Her crew were captured & later executed by the Japanese. 1995, 6 x 9, xxi, 147 pp, maps, illus, bibliog, index.
"VP-29 Summary Page"