Sea History 039 - Spring 1986

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HELP US CELEBRATE AN IMPORTANT 75th BIRTHDAY! Yes , that' s how old US Naval aviation is this year-75. The gallant few who took their flim sy canvas-and-wood contraptions aloft in 1911 knew they were doing something important- but could they ever have dreamed how important? Today the US Navy 's ships with wings are the nation 's first line of defense . Join us as a member of the Navy League! You'll be helping celebrate an important birthday the way it should be celebrated-with an eye to the future . New York Council members of the Navy League are invited to monthly briefing luncheons; they visit shi ps .. .and they help keep 'em flying . Sign on today! Send $25 to:

NAVY LEAGUE of the UNITED STATES 37 West 44th Street