Noel Shirley. Based on over 30 years of research into WWI aviation, this is a complete history of the early development of naval aviation in the U.S. The book covers not only naval aircraft, but also the activities of the Navy in the field of lighter-than-air craft. Specific information is also provided on each of the Naval Air Stations constructed and operated during the war, and on Marine Corps aviation during this time period. Approx. 288 pgs., 320+ B&W photos, 8½"x 11", hdbd.