Grumman J2F being lowered from USS Concord (CL-10)
Here we see a Grumman J2F being lowered from the Omaha class light cruiser USS Concord (CL-10), in the waters off Hanga Roa in the Easter Islands, 10 November 1943.
US Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille
Covers the five classes of US Navy light cruisers that saw service during the Second World War, with sections on their design, weaponry, radar, combat experience. Nicely organised, with the wartime service records separated out from the main text, so that the design history of the light cruisers flows nicely. Interesting to see how new roles had to be found for them, after other technology replaced them as reconnaissance aircraft [read full review
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