Barbers Point NAS (Images of Aviation)

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Barbers Point NAS (Images of Aviation)

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Rising from the ashes of the Pearl Harbor attack, Barbers Point Naval Air Station would become a major staging point for US Navy aircraft for the war in the Pacific, culminating with the surrender of the empire of Japan. With the end of World War II in the Pacific and   the Cold War, BarbersPoint would be home base for the US Navy’s fleet of maritime patrol aircraft that hunted the growing threat of Soviet submarines prowling the vast Pacific. From 1942 until its closing in 1999, Barbers Point was the US Navy’s only naval air station in the Pacific.

Drawing form archival photographs and from private collections from veterans who served proudly at Barbers Point, the authors have put together a small history of a famous landmark in Hawaii.

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21 August 2015

Category Pictorials
Page Count 128 pages
Publisher Arcadia Publishing
Printed in USA
Publish Date July 2015
Dimensions 9.25” x 6.50” x 0.31”
Authors Brad Sekigawa and Brad Hayes
About the Authors Brad Sekigawa is a professional model maker and business owner for more than 25 years; his work can be viewed at several museums in Hawaii. He also serves as historian at the Naval Air Museum Barbers Point.

Brad Hayes is the executive director for Naval Air Museum Barbers Point. Coming from an old Hawaiian family, he also served in the US Marine Corps in the mid-1990s.
Binding Softcover
ISBN 13 978-14-6713-329-6
ISBN 10 1457133299

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