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Unit Histories

The Buzzard Brigade: Torpedo Squadron Ten at War
by Stephen L. Moore, Bill Shinneman & Robert Gruebel
Hardback, 308 pages / Published 1996
Suggested Price: $29.95
Torpedo Squadron 10 - "The Buzzard Brigade" - served two combat cruises on Enterprise as well as one on USS Intrepid CV-11, seeing action at Santa Cruz, Guadalcanal, Truk, and the sinking of the super-battleship Yamato. Told largely in the words of the squadron's airmen, and features more than 150 illustrations.
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The Grim Reapers: Fighting Squadron Ten in WW II
by Peter B. Mersky
Paperback, 131 pages / Published 1986
Suggested Price: $10.95
One of the most famous fighter squadrons of the Pacific War, the Grim Reapers - Fighter Squadron 10 - served with "the Buzzard Brigade" (above) for two combat cruises on Enterprise. Led by the likes of William "Killer" Kane and James Flatley, VF-10 lived up to its motto: "Mow 'em down."
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Steady Nerves and Stout Hearts : The Enterprise (CV-6) Air Group and Pearl Harbor, 7 December, 1941
by Robert J. Cressman & J. Michael Wenger
Paperback, 80 pages / Published 1990
Suggested Price: $9.95 + $0.85 special surcharge
A "small unit history" examining how Pearl Harbor affected the Enterprise scouting squadron who found themselves over Oahu at the time of the attack.
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