Wiper. This heavily illustrated volume examines the USS Independence (CVL-22), the U.S. Navy's first "Night Operations" aircraft carrier and the class leader of the Navy's new type of "Light Fleet Carrier." You'll learn about this carrier, from her service during World War II, including her participation in all major campaigns in the latter half of the war in the Pacific, through her sinking off the coast of California in 1951. Includes a color illustration of her Measure 32 "Dazzle" camouflage. 72 pages, 77 B&W photographs, 11"x 8¼", softcover.