Serie di monografie navali dedicate alle navi da guerra di tutto il mondo. Di ogni nave vengono presentate foto originali provenienti dagli archivi dell’US Navy, dettagliati disegni in scala, ecc.
Pete Clayton, CDR USN (Ret) is one of the leading authorities on this long serving US Navy aircraft carrier and a major contributor to the US Navy Tailhook Association Newsletter. He has put together a history of the MIDWAY from her commissioning at the last days of WWII, thru to her decommissioning in 1992, covering her 47 year career. Covered are her days in the post-WWII world of naval aviation as a straight deck carrier, the early jet aircraft era and her numerous modifications and re-configuration changes to an angled deck carrier, as well as additional flight deck expansions. Air groups, aircraft types, her deployments to all oceans of the world are all covered. The MIDWAY currently resides at the waterfront of the city of San Diego, California, as one of the greatest aircraft carrier and naval aviation museums in the USA. This book contains 114 black & white and 4 color photos within the covers of this 72 page softbound book.